Like so many mental health conditions, eating disorders are on the rise. Between 2013 and 2021, eating disorder risk rose 13% among college students.
There’s a lot of new research about what contributes to eating disorders and the most effective treatments for them. It’s important to make sure you—and the young people in your life—have up-to-date information. Check out JED’s recently relaunched Body Image and Eating Disorders content center for articles and videos on how to work through body image struggles, recognize when you or someone you love may be struggling, and get help for an eating disorder.