Proud2Bme | "High School Story" Brings Eating Disorder Awareness to Gaming

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"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.

The quest follows the story of Mia, a high school girl who relapses into disordered eating after someone makes an insenstitive remark about her weight at a yearbook photo shoot. Proud2Bme and the National Eating Disorders Association consulted on the script for the game. Players who want to learn more about body image issues and eating disorders can link directly to Proud2Bme through the game, connect with our helpline and get educational information through the game's FAQ section, which includes resources developed by NEDA.

"This quest in High School Story is about awareness on body image and eating disorders. How can I not love this game?" wrote one enthusiastic player.

As an online community serving young people who want to find body confidence and self-acceptance, we know how important it is to reach our audience wherever they are--and that includes the world of gaming. We're excited about taking our awareness and outreach into this space!

 

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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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