Bringing Mental Health Out of the Dark: Part 2

Speaker and CT Crew member Moet Kurakata.

Moet Kurakata: Opening up and being honest is the best thing I have done for myself

A poised, lovely young woman, Moet Kurakata, 24, loves to paint works of art and help create exhibits that promote others’ art. But seven years ago, during the summer before her senior year of high school, she became obsessed with running and counting calories. She had an eating disorder but couldn’t admit it until she was hospitalized.

“My relationship with food and exercise shifted in the summer of 2012,” she says. At the time, she was going thr