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Eating disorders

We live in a very weight conscious society. Like the rest of society, the pressures to look and remain thin seem to be at an all time high on college campuses. Advertisements on magazine covers at college bookstores are portraying young women as being beautiful only if they are slender, with long legs and thin arms. Men are portrayed as desirable if they are tall, have broad shoulders and are thin at the waist. College students across the country are on a mission to attain an "ideal figure" that is unrealistic for many and dangerous for some.

Contact Health and Counseling Services if you suspect that you or someone you know may be struggling with an eating disorder. You may also email us with questions


Student Health & Counseling Center 503.838.8313 | or e-mail: