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Before anorexia, Maddy Rich (left) says she never thought she was the kind of person who would struggle with an eating disorder. She gets advice on recovery from Julia Sinn. Image Courtesy of Samantha Hackett; Elizabeth Birnbaum hide caption

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Fighting An Eating Disorder When It's 'Hard To Want To Get Better'

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Models wear creations for Masha Ma's fall-winter 2015-2016 ready to wear fashion collection during Paris fashion week, Paris, France, on March 11. Under proposed legislation in France, models would have to get routine checkups. Christophe Ena/AP hide caption

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Sgt. Mark Miranda, a public affairs specialist at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state, demonstrates the use of a program in July 2011 that was designed to help calm symptoms of post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury. A new class of apps is offering more sophisticated mental health help to struggling teens, including emergency, 24/7 connection to counselors. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

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Jonathan Noyes started binging on food after a stressful period in his family's life, including his father's job loss and his grandmother's cancer. Maggie Starbard /NPR hide caption

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For Boys With Eating Disorders, Finding Treatment Can Be Hard

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