The contest is open to all boys and girls from 6th-12th grades, and offers prizes of $100, $200, and $300 for the top three entries. The goal is to share your personal stories, and tell us what the word "beauty" means to you. All entries must:
Contact EDRC with questions at (408) 356-1212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Middle and high school essays will be judged separately, and the winning essays will be shared with the general public and on the EDRC website.
The following books are available at SCCLD libraries or as reference in the PlaneTree Health Information Center at the Cupertino Library and are excellent guides for an individual who has or is a parent of a child who has an eating disorder:
• Life beyond your Eating Disorder: Reclaim yourself, regain your health, recover for good by Johanna S. Kandel
• Crave: Why you binge eat and how to stop by Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D.
• A Parent's Guide to Defeating Eating Disorders : Spotting the stealth bomber and symbolic approaches by Ahmed Boachie and Karin Jasper
• Take Charge of Your Child’s Eating Disorder: A physician’s step by step guide to defeating anorexia and bulimia by Pam Carlton, M.D.