Community Health, Youth Voices
Eating disorders often start in adolescence. Merced teen Natalie Wright writes that as a dancer she’s struggled with body image issues and knows people with anorexia and bulimia. But Wright said there are few affordable resources for young people who suffer from an eating disorder. “Our city leaders need to do more to inform communities about the signs and risks of eating disorders, and make affordable resources available to those who are afflicted.” Read more at We’Ced.