Eating Disorders Are Wide-Reaching And Multifaceted

Apr 10, 2017

The Internet, social media, and increased awareness both help and hinder eating disorder treatment and management. And now, as more men and pre-teens are diagnosed with eating disorders, approaches toward resolving these problems are constantly evolving.


GUESTS:

  • Bess O'Brien - Director of All of Me, a documentary about eating disorders. She has also directed and produced several other films, including The Hungry Heart, about the prescription drug crisis in Vermont. 
  • Jessie Felber - Senior at UNH who received treatment for an eating disorder while in college, and is now studying social work. 
  • Monika Ostroff - Director of the Cambridge Eating Disorder Center of New Hampshire, and a therapist, author, and consultant specializing in eating disorders. 

There will be a screening and Q&A of All of Me in Portsmouth at the South Church on Friday, April 14th, at 7PM. 

Visit the website for All of Me to get more information about the film, including educational packages for schools. 

Visit the National Eating Disorders Association website for comprehensive explanations of eating disorders, warning signs, places to turn for help, and much more. 

Parents and family members should check out the National Eating Disorders Association Parent Toolkit