“It’s Time to Talk About It"... But How? I’m Calling for Trigger-Free Talk

By Marissa DeAnna--It is time to talk about eating disorders. It is time to speak up and share the truth about these illnesses. But not so fast…

How Does Music Help You Hold On Another Day?

Music is a powerful force. It can steady us when we feel shaky. It can keep us holding on. Is there a song that you turn to when you're facing tough times? There's a new project that wants to hear it.

Love Yourself: Seeking Help Isn't Optional. It's Necessary.

By Ashley Michelle Williams--Life is not always full of rainbows and butterflies. When we face challenges, it’s human nature to feel the urge to shrug back and hide.

Calling All Artists!

The National Eating Disorders Association is now accepting submissions for its 2013 Calendar of Hope and Recovery contest!

I Choose Recovery

By Rae Smith--Every day when I wake up, I choose recovery. I choose to live my life with purpose and celebrate the small victories. I choose to challenge hate and negativity with truth and positivity.


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.