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In this episode, Liz challenges Dr. Ed to be a “Script Doctor” for Heartstopper Season 2. Heartstopper is a heartfelt British television show about teenagers - and season 2 includes a storyline where a main character, Charlie, is revealed to be struggling with an eating disorder. Liz and Dr. Ed discuss the show, but more importantly they get into HOW media should portray eating disorders when the target audience is young preteens and teens.
Also, check out this video on Norman Leer, whose organization connects Hollywood writers with medical professionals to accurately and sensitively portray various issues on screen (he’s also an amazing dude in many other ways as well!
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