Resources

Dear KJ: How Can I Talk to My Parents About Getting Treatment?

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

Mythbusters: The Binge Eating Disorder Edition

By Catherine Mhloyi--Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder in the United States, and yet it was only added to the DSM-5 in 2013.

Are You Media Literate?

By Michaela Escarcega--It’s National Media Literacy Week, and you might be thinking, “I’m a savvy Millennial who knows everything there is to know about the Internet.”

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. 

Where I Stand

By Erin Casey--I often tell people that I became a mental health advocate by accident, but that’s not exactly true. What I mean when I say this is that I didn’t plan for the twists and turns I've experienced.

Poll

Does your campus have eating disorder resources?
 

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