Episode 151: The Importance of Eating Disorder Awareness with Johanna Kandel

About Johanna:

After recovering from a long battle with various eating disorders, Johanna Kandel founded The National Alliance for Eating Disorders (“The Alliance”) as a way to give back and make a difference. Since founding The Alliance in October 2000, Johanna has brought information, awareness, and support to hundreds of thousands of individuals nationally and internationally. In addition, she facilitates free, weekly support groups, helps thousands of people gain information and find the help they need, and advocates for change on local, state, and national level. 

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On the Pod, We Discuss:

  • Johanna’s history with eating disorders and what led her to create The National Alliance for Eating Disorders
  • The importance of eating disorder awareness and the important advocacy work being done
  • How to recognize signs of an eating disorder in yourself or in other people in your life
  • How to get support if you or someone else you know is struggling
  • The upcoming Not One More Weekend and how to participate
  • And much more

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