How do you see yourself when looking in the mirror? Many teens worry about how they look, "Am I too fat? Too skinny? Am I ugly, pretty or handsome?"
Teens also worry about fitting in with the rest of the crowd, while also trying to stand out as an individual.
This section explores the dangers of having a negative body image, and provides tips on keeping your body image healthy.
- Eating Disorders — Misusing food to obtain the "perfect" body.
- Suicide and Self Mutilation — What can happen when we see ourselves in a negative way.
- Body Art — Some choose to stand out from the crowd — or fit in — by decorating their bodies. Get the scoop on what body art is all about and what health choices need to be made.
- Tips on maintaining a healthy body image — Helping teens empower themselves to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Last reviewed November 2012
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