Body Image

It’s Time to Talk About Eating Disorders (on Facebook)

Eating disorders are surrounded by myths, stereotypes, and stigma, which can make talking about them feel like a challenge. One in 10 Americans will struggle with an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Yet despite their prevalence, those affected often experience deep feelings of isolation. Friends and loved ones can feel lost and unsure about how to help. 

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.

Strong, Beautiful, Me – A Limited Edition Tee from Aerie!

This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we’re putting the spotlight on eating disorders, and in support of our efforts, Aerie just launched their Strong, Beautiful, Me campaign. The multi-pronged initiative will support NEDA in a variety of ways, and it’s easy to get involved!

Redefining That Heart-Shaped Holiday

By Catherine Weingarten--Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. I freak out over anything involving pink, heart-shaped cupcakes and attractive guys being painfully in love with me.

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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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