Emma’s Recovery: Journey to Congress

How one student fought for herself and others struggling with mental health, eating disorders and more.


media by Ella Daniel

by Ella Daniel and Sam Record

While fighting an eating disorder herself, Children’s Hospital Colorado Patient Ambassador Emma Warford ’23 works with Senior Director of Governmental Affairs Zach Zaslow to create preventative mental health laws for youth nationwide. Check out her story here, by RCTV guest contributors Ella Daniel and Sam Record:

To support Warford and others like her, email Colorado Senators John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet to get H.R. 7236, H.R. 4494 and H.R. 4493 implemented, and contact local representatives, to help people nationwide with these preventative mental health laws.


Trigger warning: images and discussion of eating disorders, hospitalization.