Eating Disorders

6 Proud2Bme & NEDA Writers Share What It’s Like to Live with Co-Occurring Conditions

An eating disorder diagnosis can be challenging enough on its own, but many individuals also have other psychological issues that can accompany the eating disorder. 

Celebrate the People Who Make Recovery Possible!

Recovery from an eating disorder takes a team. That’s why we’re working with Instagram and Project Heal on the #RecoveryHeroes campaign to celebrate all of the people who make recovery possible.

Getting Through a Breakup When You Have an Eating Disorder

By Hannah Pesch--There’s no denying that breakups are always hard. It can take months—even years—to completely heal and be ready to move on. When you have an eating disorder (ED), it can be even harder.

Why I Chose to Study Abroad in Recovery

By Lauren Myers--“I think there’s something seriously wrong with me,” I tell my twin brother after our morning junior high school choir practice.

Connected by Our Stories of Hope: Reflections from the 2016 NEDA Conference

By Joanna Kay--Three years ago, I walked into an intake assessment at the Renfrew Center expecting to get a recommendation for a nutritionist. Instead, I was told as gently yet plainly as possible that I had a severe eating disorder and that I needed intensive treatment—now.

Poll

Does your campus have eating disorder resources?
 

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Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

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