Thank you for wanting to learn more  We believe it’s important that you know that you if you have an eating disorder, you are not alone.  Millions of Americans struggle with an eating disorder, but there is hope.  Treatment is highly effective.  If you are concerned, please see a healthcare provider who is trained to treat eating disorders for a professional evaluation.

As a first step you can take this body screen (offered by the National Eating Disorders Association.

If you are a high school student or younger, please talk to your parents about your struggles.  Eating disorders can be treated and you can be free of it, but you have to get help.

You can also visit a website called Proud 2B Me.  It’s filled with stories, community discussions and activism.  It’s really great.  While you’re there we encourage you to join the Nation and Take a Stand.

If you are looking for a medical, nutritional or mental health professional, visit the Missouri Eating Disorder Treatment Finder.