How About a Name Change for Fat Talk Free Week?

By Chelsea Kronengold--It's Fat Talk Free® Week, a movement started by the Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) sorority to shed light on body image issues and the negative impact of the "thin ideal," specifically as it pertains to college-aged women. I like the spririt of the campaign, but I think it needs a new name. Here's why.

Why I Walk: NEDA Walks Bring Eating Disorders Awareness to College Campuses

Michael Dietz is a 21-year-old  rising senior, a member of William and Mary College's NCAA Division 1 men's gymnastics team and he serves as a representative on the student-athlete council. He was also the director and coordinator of the NEDA Walk on his college campus in Williamsburg, VA. We asked Michael to share his tips for college students who want to bring a NEDA Walk to their schools!

I Helped Create a Bill for Eating Disorders Education

By Emily Rosenberg--Many men and women suffer with their eating disorders in silence. I knew the value of talking about what my eating disorder meant in my life.

Untold Eating Disorder Stories

By Melissa A. Fabello--Pick up any eating disorder memoir at your local bookstore, and you are more than likely to find some iteration of this narrative arc. 

"High School Story" Brings Eating Disorder Awareness to Gaming

Proud2Bme is featured in the latest quest of "High School Story," a top 50 game from Pixelberry Studios.


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