Everyone knows an athlete. What is harder to know is why so many of them are at risk for developing an eating disorder: as high as 25%, according to some research. In this episode, host Meg Woodward takes a deep dive into this question with the help of an eating disorders counselor and an athlete in recovery.
What is on your mind? Can you handle one more thing? Quarantined Happiness aims to set the stage on the conversation around mental health and the effects of the pandemic on society’s most fragile, yet influential group – the youth.
Featured guests include:
- Emmet Power is a clinical psychology research fellow and PhD student at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
- Katelyn Hancock is a care coordinator with Florida’s Healthy Start, a program for pregnant women and families of children under age 3.
- Sarah Carroll is a Pediatric Psychologist and researcher in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University.
Student Highlight: Matt Guerette is a junior student journalist at Emory University interested in spearheading the conversation on mental health in young adults and teens.