Expert Advice

Dear KJ: How Can I Take Care of My Body Without Depriving Myself?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist. 

Dear KJ: How Can I Overcome Emotional Eating?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist. 

4 Reasons Why I Am Attending the #NEDA2015 Conference

By Kira Rakova--Prior to interning at NEDA, I had been informally researching and reading about eating disorders for years. I spent time reading research studies, reading books, newspaper articles, and watching shows and films that addressed the topic of eating disorders.  In my own way, I have always been an advocate for eating disorder justice. 

Bring Proud2Bme to Your Campus!

Eating disorders are a growing epidemic on college campuses. That's why we've launched Proud2Bme On Campus, a national initiative to bring students, faculty and campus services together in the fight against eating disorders.

Expert Q & A: "Help, I'm surrounded by bodysnarkers!"

Q: Bodysnarking is all around me—my friends make comments, I read stuff on Facebook & Twitter, even my mom says not-so-nice things about the way other people look. How do I put a stop to it?

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Does your campus have eating disorder resources?
 

About Us

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.

Proud2Bme was first launched in the Netherlands by Riverduinen, a mental health organization that has licensed the concept to the National Eating Disorders Association. Unless otherwise noted, all original content on this site is copyright The National Eating Disorders Association. The Proud2Bme brand, logos, and trademarks are property of Rivierduinen.