S - Students S.P.E.A.K is a student founded and student run activist group at the University of Michigan. All of our members have been affected by Eating Disorders and are committed to spreading support throughout the world.

P - Promotion A main goal of S.P.E.A.K. is to get into the community. Check out our site for tips for outreach ideas, how and where to get involved in your area, and on how to become a S.P.E.A.K. member here in Ann Arbor.

E - Education Use this web site to get information about eating disorders, physical fitness, nutrition, psychological health, medical concerns, confrontation tips, treatment programs, reading material, and more.

A - Awareness -How prevalent are eating disorders? What are the health complications of anorexia nervosa, bulima nervosa, and obesity? Who is most at risk for developing eating disorders? How can I help to get this fatal disease taken seriously?

K - Knowledge Check out our resources for treatment programs, reading material, and links to other sites for online chats and more information about eating disorders.


**If you want more information about the S.P.E.A.K. group on the Ann Arbor campus, please contact speak@umich.edu

If you are interested in getting involved with eating disorder activism on the University of Michigan campus, and want to join us at our S.P.E.A.K. meetings, please contact either speak@umich.edu.

NEED HELP NOW? If you feel that you or someone you know could be in imminent danger from an eating disorder, please get in touch with a responsible adult or health professional, call 911, or contact an emergency hotline for help. This web page is for informational and support use only. Do not rely on the information in this web page as absolute medical information. Only a medical professional can determine your health stability and work towards a tailored program to best work towards recovery.