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ED 101: Free Educational Film for Schools

‪The NORMAL nonprofit has issued a free program to educate about eating disorders which includes a 30-minute film, 90-page curriculum and support materials. The film outlines the four different types of eating disorders through expert testimony, personal family journeys, and hopeful stories of recovery.‬

Video: Revolutionizing Recovery

Rae Smith has a message for those who are suffering: Stop listening to the lies of your eating disorder.

Feel Good Friday: Change the World!

There's nothing like a little Sesame Street girl power to kick off the weekend. Can you make this world a better world? Heck yeah, you can! Now get to it.

Operation Beautiful Sticks it to "Fat Talk"

This article originally appeared in Teen Voices.

“Don’t stress. You already look beautiful!” That’s a pretty nice comment to hear from a stranger, right? In June 2009, Caitlin Boyle grew tired of hearing girls and women talking negatively about their looks and decided to fight all the “Fat Talk.”

Breaking Down the Ads Around Us

We see nearly 600 ads every day. But do we actually think about what we are seeing?

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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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