Eating disorders have been in the news a lot lately. The isolation and confinement of the pandemic has been a perfect storm for people struggling with disordered eating. And in Alaska, the courageous self-disclosure by a record-setting runner recently highlighted the fact that athletes are especially vulnerable to this complex mental health condition. Guests from the Alaska Eating Disorder Alliance discuss the impact of the pandemic on eating disorders and take a look at the frequency among athletes.
- Beth Rose, Co-Founder and Board Chair, Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance
- Katie Kajdan Bell, LPC, ATR, Board Vice-Chair, Alaska Eating Disorder Alliance
- Holly Brooks, LPC, member of 2010 U.S. Olympic Cross-Country Ski Team
- Web MD: Eating disorders are up during the pandemic
- Eating disorders and young athletes
- LISTEN: Alaska eating disorder experts see greater need for treatment, few options
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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 10 a.m. AKDT
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