Blue cross is an insurance company whose mission is to ensure the society stays healthy through its programs. Blue cross is one of the few organizations that have recognized how eating disorders affect the growth of the economy and hence venturing into activities that will assist people eat and stay healthy. Some of the programs the company is engaged in are providing rehabilitation services for people who have eating disorders. The affected people are given lessons on good eating habits as well as health care facilities. The company does not just offer lessons to those who are already victims but also helping mothers to observe good nutritional habits for their families (Mitchell 2009). The company seeks to reach all age groups and mainly focusing on children. The company believes that once they get the younger generation to observe good and healthy eating habits, then it will be easier to contain the future.
The eating order foundation is also another organisation that focuses on the health of individual. The organisation welcomes all categories of people that are interested in learning more about food and how it affects their general well-being. The company offers therapy services for those with eating disorders. The organization has offices, which are open for consultations and even advices. Despite the fact that there are physical offices, staff members, who are mostly volunteers reach out to communities through different forums to give them advice on good diet. Among some key elements, that the foundation deals with is ensuring that those with eating disorders live normal lives by boosting their self-esteem (Bruch, 1973). As they are helped to contain their issues, they are taken through a therapy that will assure them that they are still relevant to the society despite the challenge they offer. The foundation deals with all forms of counselling to support individuals and families that have eating disorders.
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Mitchell, J. E., Myers, T., Crosby, R., O'Neill, G., Carlisle, J., & Gerlach, S. (2009). Health care utilization in patients with eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 42(6), 571-574.