If you or someone you know is going through an eating disorder, please contact one of these resources.
Academy for Eating Disorders: www.aedweb.org
Active Minds: a program changing the conversation about mental health www.activeminds.org
Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA): bedaonline.com Toll-free number: 855.855.BEDA (2332)
Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action (EDC): www.eatingdisorderscoalition.org
Eating Disorder Hope: www.eatingdisorderhope.com
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD): www.anad.org
National Eating Disorders Association: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org Toll-free helpline: 1-800-931-2237
*NEDA also has a new great poster for schools: http://nedawareness.org/content/health-educator-resources
My Body Screening: Feeling trapped by an eating disorder? Take a free, anonymous online screening. It even includes a link specifically for college students that can connect you to campuses in your area.
For more information on eating disorders and media’s impact:
About-Face “equips women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image.”