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Eating Disorders & Body Image

The topic of Eating Disorders & Body Image, features a reading of Linda Daugherty's play Eat: It's Not About Food.The script dramatizes the dangerous and confusing world of eating disorders in women and men, girls and boys, exploring causes, warning signs, and the influences of both society and the media on this too often tragic issue.

Collaborating Partners for this program have included Plymouth State University Department of Heath & Human Enrichment, Reflections Eating Disorders Treatment Center and Multi-Services Eating Disorders Association (MEDA) in Newton MA.  Founded in 1994, MEDA is the foremost eating disorders nonprofit in New England, touching thousands of lives each year. 

To find out more about bringing this play to your community, organization or institution please contact Genevieve Aichele, gen@nhtheatreproject.org

If you are worried about yourself, a friend or a loved one, call Reflections Eating Disorder Treatment Center 603-890-2724 to talk with a staff member about next steps. The National Eating Disorder Association has a free screening tool (ages 13+) that can help determine if it’s time to seek professional help, visit www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.

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