REDMOND, Ore., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Disorder Hope is pleased to announce its recent recognition by the Digital Health Awards as a top digital health resource. The interactive online community of Eating Disorder Hope provides up-to-date resources and support for eating disorder sufferers, their loved ones, and professionals in the field.
The Digital Health Awards is a prestigious distinction awarded by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC) to high-quality digital resources in both physical and mental health fields. This is an extension of HIRC's National Health Information Awards, recognizing the significant role that online and mobile resources play to both consumers and professionals.
All entries to the Fall 2016 Digital Health Awards were judged by a panel of health technology professionals. Eating Disorder Hope was judged on format, content, success in reaching the targeted audience, and overall quality of material, winning the Bronze award for its classification as a web-based digital health resource.
Jacquelyn Ekern, Founder and CEO of Eating Disorder Hope, states, "We continually strive to provide the highest quality resources to our Eating Disorder Hope community, including treatment options, original content, and updates within the field. It is an honor to be recognized by the Digital Health Awards as a leader in online resources."
Eating Disorder Hope has launched a variety of online programs tailored to fit the unique needs of individuals in recovery and eating disorder professionals by providing information, support, and a sense of community. Examples include the Pro-Recovery Movement, Hope Club for Professionals, and College Hope. It is through these initiatives and additional digital resources that Eating Disorder Hope is able to make a positive impact in the lives of those touched by eating disorders.
Fellow recipients of the Fall 2016 Digital Health Awards include the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Mayo Clinic. Eating Disorder Hope is also the proud recipient of Healthline's award for 2016 Best Eating Disorders Blogs.
About Eating Disorder Hope:
Eating Disorder Hope is a dynamic online community that provides resources and support to those in eating disorder recovery. Founded by Jacquelyn Ekern, M.S., LPC, Eating Disorder Hope continues to have a vibrant social media presence to further spread its message of hope and healing. For more information, visit Eating Disorder Hope today.