Emily Estes, graduate assistant for Wellness Services at Campus Recreation, added "published author" to her list of accomplishments in January 2012.
The subject matter of the book is hope. Hope for recovery from an eating disorder. Eating disorders are prevalent issue in college-age women and are a growing issue in men and middle aged women.
Through the use of collage and inspiration, Emily has brought together a message of hope to those struggling with eating disorders and a life of addiction. She seeks to share the message that recovery IS possible with her recently published book, "Affirming Me: diminishing ed."
If you or someone you know are struggling with an eating disorder, there are experts at UNL who can help. Students may contact: Counseling and Psychological Services at UHC, 472-7450. Staff may contact Karen Miller at 472-0880 or EAP at 472-3107.
Feb. 26-March 3 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. UNL's theme of the week is "Redefining Beauty: Perfectly Imperfect." For more information and a schedule of UNL events, visit: http://crec.unl.edu/wellness/edep.shtml
More details at: http://go.unl.edu/yhk