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Eating Disorders

February 26, 2020

How to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder

For up to 30 million people in the United States, thoughts and emotions related to body image are distorted and…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
February 25, 2020

Study Shows Social Media May Play a Role in Eating…

“Young adolescence is a time of both peer influences and appearance being very important, so it’s not hard to see…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Technology, Teen Mental Health
February 19, 2020

5 Questions to Ask Someone Who Might Have an Eating…

It can be hard to recognize if someone has an eating disorder. They can be underweight, overweight or even normal…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, The "Awkward" Conversation
February 12, 2020

7 Things You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

“When researchers followed a group of 496 adolescent girls for 8 years, until they were 20, they found a total…

Eating Disorders, Mental Health First Aid, News, Teen Mental Health
August 22, 2018

28 Signs of Eating Disorders in Young People

An eating disorder is a serious mental health issue that can severely impact a young person’s health and can threaten…

Be The Difference, Eating Disorders, News, Youth Mental Health
May 10, 2018

3 Common Types of Eating Disorders

When I think of eating disorders, one of my first thoughts is Maureen, one of the main characters of my…

Be The Difference, Eating Disorders, Mental Health Month, News
February 27, 2018

A Gold Medal Stand Against Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are disturbingly pervasive among figure skaters, yet the skating community has long swept them under the rug. This…

Be The Difference, Eating Disorders, Men, News, Sports
January 17, 2018

Facing a Mental Health Challenge? There’s a Resource for That

One in five Americans will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, and more than 20 million Americans ages 12…

Be The Difference, Depression, Eating Disorders, News, Substance Use, Suicide