Here's How Colleges Across the Country Raised Awareness This #NEDAwareness Week!

NEDAwareness Week 2017 had a great turnout! This year, 68 colleges and universities signed on as official partners and many more hosted events and posted to social media. Around the country, students, faculty, and staff shared the online screening tool, organized panel discussions, and provided information and resources to their communities.  

Eating Disorder Comparison Photos: Boycott the "Before"

By Lexie Louise--I deleted my “then” vs. “now” eating disorder recovery photos from social media recently. Why? Well, because I am seeing I am so much more than just a comparison photo.

To All Women Struggling to Find Strength Right Now

By Victoria James--What has happened this past week goes beyond winning or losing an election – Americans are struggling to find the worth, safety, and comfort we deserve in this new country we envisioned.

8 Important Lessons We Learned As Campus Activists

By Jane Skinner and Kaitlyn Oberg--For those who have struggled with an eating disorder or body image concerns, campus activism can be a rewarding way to create change on a “large-scale” basis.

From Consumer to Change-Maker: My Introduction to Media Literacy and Campus Activism

By Erika Esprio--The world is always trying to tell you who to be. You're too fat. You're too skinny. You're not skinny enough.


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