November Event Offers Art and Gala to Raise Awareness of Eating Disorders

Inner Door Foundation proceeds to benefit Eating Disorder Awareness and Treatment

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local artists, reception and education will be part of the second annual unique fundraiser to benefit eating disorder awareness and treatment November 7th at Mirepoix in Royal Oak, preceded by a virtual art auction.

  • Almost 50% of people with eating disorders meet the criteria for depression.
  • Only 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders receive treatment. Only 35% of people that receive treatment for eating disorders get treatment at a specialized facility for eating disorders.
  • Up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder (anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder) in the U.S.
  • Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.

Stereotype, the event to build awareness and breakdown stigmas about eating disorders, is open to the public. It is designed to bring together a variety of Metro Detroiters under the auspices of learning about the ever-important and growing problem of adult eating disorders. Benefiting the Inner Door Foundation, the non-profit arm of Royal Oak's Inner Door treatment center, Stereotype is sponsored by the Somerset Collection/Forbes Company and other premier supporters.

Stereotype-Event Details:
November 7, 2013, 6:30 -9 p.m., preceded by virtual art auction October 24November 3
At Mirepoix, above Holiday Market, Royal Oak (wine, strolling appetizers and dessert)
Tickets: $75 general admission, $150 Patron, $225 Benefactor
Purchase event tickets at www.stereotype-event.com
Register for art auction at www.biddingforgood.com/stereotype

"Fronted by an informative night of education, while featuring Detroit artistic talent, the Stereotype event highlights the unconscious stereotyping and banishes stigmas so people battling eating disorders can easily get help and support," says Beverly Price, RD, MA, E-RYT and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and creator of Inner Door Foundation.  www.innerdoorfoundation.org.

This foundation is the non-profit complement to the Inner Door Center® in Royal Oak, which provides comprehensive treatment programs for individuals who struggle with eating disorders.  The foundation focuses on outreach and allocates funds for treatment.

The Inner Door Center® is located at 317 E. Eleven Mile Rd., Royal Oak, Michigan 48067.

Media Inquiries:  Beverly Price, beverly@innerdoorfoundation.org or 248-336-2868

SOURCE Inner Door Foundation



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