Guidelines for Educating About Eating Disorders in Schools

Because all of the 6 types of eating disorders are serious and deadly psychiatric illnesses, mentalfitness, inc. has developed standards for leading eating disorders trainings in a school or university setting. 1.  When Possible, Apply the “Tiered Training” Approach.  After 8 years of developing evidence-based eating disorders trainings in schools, universities and medical institutions, we […]

Body Image and Self-Esteem

Though many educators are aware of the importance of healthy body image, often we don't realize how they relate to self-esteem and to the myriad of mental health issues facing students. As this brief clip featuring Cynthia Bulik, PhD, FAED will show, individuals with a healthy sense of self find a balance between focusing on […]