Jessica Hickman

“We are declaring eating disorders a public health crisis,” said walk coordinator Jessica Hickman, pictured left. Though many require more than one month of treatment, many insurance companies do not cover long-term residential care. (Colleen Zewe/MEDILL)

“We are declaring eating disorders a public health crisis,” said walk coordinator Jessica Hickman, pictured left. Though many require more than one month of treatment, many insurance companies do not cover long-term residential care. (Colleen Zewe/MEDILL)

“We are declaring eating disorders a public health crisis,” said walk coordinator Jessica Hickman, pictured left. Though many require more than one month of treatment, many insurance companies do not cover long-term residential care. (Colleen Zewe/MEDILL)