Eating Disorders and Body Image

  • About-Face

    • About-Face's mission is to equip women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect self-esteem and body image.

    Body Positive

    • This site looks at ways we can feel good in the bodies we have.

    Bulimia Nervosa Resource Guide for Family and Friends

    • This Web site provides a one-stop comprehensive resource on bulimia nervosa for anyone who wants to understand the disorder and how to support a family member or friend with bulimia nervosa. This information was developed in response to questions and concerns voiced by patients and families affected by bulimia nervosa and clinicians treating bulimia nervosa.

    Eating Disorder Referral and Information Guide

    • Dedicated to the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Provides education and free referrals for eating disorder treatment.

    Girls Health

    • This site was created to help girls (ages 10-16) learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. It focuses on health topics that girls are concerned about and helps motivate them to choose healthy behaviors by using positive, supportive, and non-threatening messages. The site gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will face as they become young women and tips on handling relationships with family and friends, at school and at home.

    Mirror Mirror

    • This site offers information about eating disorders and ways to find help.

    National Eating Disorders Association

    • The National Eating Disorders Association is the largest nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to the elimination of eating disorders and body dissatisfaction. The association has prevention programs for a wide range of audiences, educational materials and a toll-free eating disorders information and referral line.

    Obesity

    • The Harvard School of Public Health estimates that obesity accounts for over 20% of America's healthcare related expenses at about $190 billion. The cost in lives is equally staggering - 18% by Columbia University's estimates. With so much at stake, continuing efforts to educate the public about obesity is paramount to fighting this threat to our individual and collective health.

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