Taken from an article from The Daily of the University of Washington, this image and article puts eating disorders into perspective. Read the full article here: http://dailyuw.com/archive/2013/07/09/features/clearer-image#.Ud19Afm1E8w
Kwong said that while she’s optimistic about improving the perception of eating disorders, she feels mental health issues in general are still often seen as taboo.
“I think it’s important to be able to talk about it,” she said. “It’s the secrecy and shame that’s embedded into eating disorder behavior. If people feel more comfortable … then that opens up the pathway to getting help or seeking whatever the UW can do to create a more open environment.”