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Talking to kids about body image and disordered eating – Ep. 4.37

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As reported by NBC Nightly News, one in three people diagnosed with an eating disorder is male, yet almost all research in this area focuses on women. Dad, author-illustrator and award-winning creator Jarrett Lerner joins us to give advice to parenting around the issues of body image, disordered eating and self-acceptance, especially for boys. He hopes conversations like the one in this video podcast will help normalize and improve mental health care as it relates to body image and disordered eating for boys in particular.

His new illustrated novel A Work in Progress is based on some of his own struggles.

Watch time: 41 mins

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