HEAL was founded in 2008 by Kristina Saffran and Liana Rosenman, they met in a
treatment program in Manhasset, NY as they were both battling anorexia nervosa.
Thus far Project HEAL has raised over $400,000, sent 11 applicants to residential treatment and outpatient treatment programs. through our Help to Heal scholarship fund, and established over 30 chapters
throughout the United States, Canada, and Japan. All chapters function to
spread the missions and values maintained by Project HEAL. Furthermore, Project
HEAL founders and chapter volunteers continue to speak regularly at local high
schools, colleges, treatment programs, and other organizations sharing their
personal stories of recovering from their eating disorders and educating
society about eating disorders.
Project HEAL has been featured in various media
outlets including People Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Teen Vogue, and
Seventeen Magazine sharing our message that confidence is what defines true
beauty, and instilling hope in others by demonstrating that recovery from an
eating disorder IS possible.