Assemblymember Nily Rozic, the author
“An eating disorder? I wish I had one of those — I could stand to lose a few pounds.”
Every year, clients, advocates, and professionals visit the New York State Capitol to meet with legislators. When discussing their eating disorder experiences and pushing for legislation to ensure proper insurance coverage, too often they are met with that response and others like it.
These kinds of insensitive quips reveal how little many people know about the danger and severity of eating disorders.
No one intentionally...