Author/Actionist/Guest Expert Jessica Weiner Available for Interviews...Eating Disorders, Body-Image, The Media Etc... National Eating Disorders Week Feb. 27 - March 5
10 million women and 1 million men suffer with it and our children are dying from it. Author of A Very Hungry Girl, Actionist, Survivor and Guest Expert Jessica Weiner is available for interviews A fan - and media - favorite Jessica has lent her expertise to countless media outlets including Oprah, CNN, Teen People, Hollywood Reporter among others. We encourage media coverage with her to help promote awareness of such an important and timely issue.
(PRWEB) February 25, 2005
Check Out Jessica Weiner and the important work she does in The Hollywood Reporter story about Kirstie Alley, Fat Actress and the media...
Http://www. hollywoodreporter. com/thr/columns/the_pulse_display. jsp? vnu_content_id=1000818986 (http://www. hollywoodreporter. com/thr/columns/the_pulse_display. jsp? vnu_content_id=1000818986)
We all know that Eating Disorders are bad news - 10 million women and 1 million men suffer with it and our children are dying from it.
Worse, without treatment at least 20% of those suffering will die - and many of those in pain are not even visibly recognizable as sick.
Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of all Mental Health illnesses.
Now for some good newsÂ this is an ideal opportunity to take an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the current state of affairs surrounding the eating disorder epidemic including the politics, the people, and the push to join a movement determined to make a differenceÂ
One such individual making a profound impact, is Jessica Weiner who has quickly established herself as a leading "actionist," motivating and inspiring people to take action in their everyday day lives. Not because she says so but because she has survived all three eating disorders. She talks from experience. She talks from the head and from the heart. www. jessicaweiner. com
Author of the best selling book, "A Very Hungry Girl" (Hay House/September '03), Jessica is a nationally-recognized professional speaker and guest expert, survivor and role model who tackles some of the day's most hot button topics with a raw honesty, insight and wit along with the uncanny ability to connect with both female and male audiences of all ages - from children to teens to young adults to parents. She also serves as the media ambassador for The National Eating Disorder Association. (NEDA) www. nationaleatingdisorders. org and provides outreach to thousands of Americans everyday.
Her vast repartee includes a myriad of timely issues including:
Eating Disorders Survivor stories, including her own; Body Image; Self-Esteem; Body Dismorphia
Teens and Sex Who is doing it, Who is not; Oral Sex Epidemic; Date Rape; Sexual Assault
Hollywood, the Media and Eating Disorders From Mary-Kate to Jane Fonda...How does media contribute to this epidemic, How does the media treat celebrities who are struggling with these disorders, What can be done...What is being done.
Relationships Mother and daughter; Father and daughter; Mother or father and son; Friends, Boyfriends, GirlfriendsÂ
Lighter Hearted Topics How to answer the dreaded question "Do I look fat"; How to shop for bathing suits without the agony of de-fit.