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Why We Support the Truth in Advertising Act

A constant stream of digitally "perfected" ads are taking their toll on our health and self-esteem. The Truth in Advertising Act asks the FTC to investigate and take action. Here's how you can support it.

Weighing Kids At School: Bad Idea

Schools across the country are now weighing students and tracking their BMI. But this attempt to address childhood obesity could be adding fuel to the fire of another epidemic: eating disorders.

Hope After Loss: An Interview With Michael Falk

Michael Falk lost his girlfriend Kayla to a long and  bravely fought battle with an eating disorder. Now he is telling his story to let others know what he wishes he’d known and to offer hope, help, and powerful ideas for change.

In Support of My Sister

By Adam Radwan--It's my first time driving along Pacific Coast Highway and I am completely enchanted by the landscape: blue ocean, palm trees and million dollar Malibu mansions.

Colleges Need More Eating Disorder Resources

By Annie Stewart--There is nothing like the college experience. College can be a time when dreams are realized and lifelong friendships are formed. Yet these years aren’t entirely wonderful.

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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.