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Food School by Jade Armstrong

Food School by Jade Armstrong

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Olive’s post-secondary education isn’t what they’d planned. Instead of college, they spend five days a week, eight hours a day at what Olive calls “Food School”: a full-time outpatient program for eating disorder recovery where they learn, talk, and cry about eating disorders as part of a survivor support group.

Intensely committed to recovery, Olive confronts the secretive, self-destructive, and sometimes tragically comedic nature of their illness, while struggling with the complexities of modern mental health care. With support and perspective from their roommate, a fellow patient, and their partner, Olive learns to open up about their abusive relationship with food and exercise–and finds ways to cope with the reality of living in a society that actively encourages disordered eating.

In this fictional slice of life comic, Jade Armstrong (Scout Is Not a Band Kid) explores the ways our relationships with food impact our connections with the people we love.

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