Bring the Issue of Body Image and Self-Esteem Out of the Shadows

TEEN TRUTH LIVE: BODY IMAGE & SELF ESTEEM is an interactive, multi-media experience that incorporates a motivational presentation with film that was created with the help of students. This performance presents a raw look at girls in their quest to be skinnier, boys trying to get bigger and stronger, and the ever growing issue of compulsive eating. Using storytelling, humor, real world examples and audience participation, the speaker educates students about the serious consequences of a negative body image. Issues covered in this presentation include eating disorders, performance enhancing drug use, binge eating, and obesity. This gripping presentation challenges the audience to think more about this secretive issue and find the REAL beauty in themselves and others.