It’s estimated up to 20 million women and one million men in the U.S. are afflicted with eating disorders. 21-year-old Heather is a psychology major at Florida Gulf Coast University. She’s an after-school counselor and a cheerleading coach. But Heather has anorexia. And this spring she spent two months in Arizona – at one of the country’s foremost treatment centers for women with anorexia. There, she was required to write about the disease.
Tonight at 7 The Southwest Florida Community Foundation holds an eating disorders forum for school counselors, nurses, health instructors, coaches and the public at Harborside Convention Center in downtown Fort Myers.
Tuesday, 27 September 2005 01:00
Heather's EssayWritten by Amy Tardif