INFLUENCER PROFILE & CASE STUDIES

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE USE

INFLUENCER

Maris Degener - Yoga teacher, writer & mental health advocate who battled an eating disorder during her teens, CALIFORNIA

AMERICANS WITH FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE OF AN EATING DISORDER

Marybeth, 49 - Eating disorders advocate who has lived with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa & binge-eating disorder, NORTH CAROLINA

Katie, 20 - Passionate writer & college student who has spent more than half of their* life consumed by bulimia nervosa, NORTH CAROLINA *Katie has chosen to identify with gender neutral pronouns

Stacey, 48 - Eating disorders advocate who has lived with anorexia nervosa, NORTH CAROLINA

Manda, 33 - Endured 20 years between her first symptoms & receiving treatment for an eating disorder, TEXAS

Janice, 65 - Executive Director, Eating Disorders Resource Center (EDRC) who has battled anorexia nervosa for almost 50 years, CALIFORNIA

Erika, 30* - PhD student in Linguistics who was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at 12 years of age, CALIFORNIA *Available for Spanish interviews

Maddie, 21 - Student who lived with anorexia nervosa throughout most of her teens, CALIFORNIA

Jacob, 25 - Student, avid hiker, & writer who battled anorexia nervosa for nine years, NEBRASKA

Shira, 37 - Nurse, eating disorder mentor, & avid hiker who has lived with three eating disorders for 23 years, MINNESOTA

Heather, 43 - Former ballerina, social worker & research associate who battled anorexia nervosa for 23 years, RHODE ISLAND

Amy, 50 - Mom who has waged a more than 30-year-long battle with anorexia nervosa, NEW JERSEY

Kelly, 29 - Nursing student who has lived with anorexia nervosa, FLORIDA