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NPO Showcase: Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance

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MIEDA works to reduce the impact of eating disorders through education and prevention.

About NPO Showcase

NPO Showcase highlights nonprofit and government organizations that improve the quality of life in our city and throughout our community. The program is a feature of GRTV and the Community Media Center, with producer and host Julie Way. You can catch it on GRTV on Saturdays at 8 AM and 6 PM and can view past episodes on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center website. If your nonprofit would like to be interviewed on NPO Showcase, please contact Julie Way.

This segment of NPO Showcase features the Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance (MIEDA), an organization focused on reducing eating disorders through prevention and education initiatives aimed at young people, parents, educators, and health professionals.

Gail Hall, LMSW, DCSW, co-founder of MIEDA, joins us in studio to discuss MIEDA's initiatives, why it's important for children to have a positive relationship with their bodies, and how that affects their long-term body image.

The MIEDA is showcasing an awareness piece in this year's ArtPrize competition. To learn more about their project, visit their website at

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