This mutual aid group provides: support and encouragement; information on how and where to get help; insights on books and electronic media; special guest speakers such as therapists and dietitians; and suggestions about how to take care of yourself while helping your loved one.Continue readingEating Disorders: Family and Friends Education and Support Group
Services for Eating Disorders
If you suspect someone you know has an eating disorder, you may feel: Helpless Confused Guilty Frustrated Frightened Angry Worried How you can help Do… Encourage your friend or relative to get help at school, work, or in the community (e.g. contact a youth worker, a resource teacher or counselor, any health professional, counseling services) […]Continue readingEating Disorders: Getting Help for Someone You Know
Here are some materials that you may find helpful in your journey to recovery.Continue readingEating Disorders: Getting Help for Yourself
For more information on topics related to eating disorders.Continue readingEating Disorders: Important Resources
As part of a provincial network, we are a community-based team that includes nurse practitioners, psychiatry, dietitians, and therapists. We help individuals and families dealing with eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.Continue readingServices for Eating Disorders
No single cause of eating disorders has been found to date. There are a variety of influences with eating disorders, including personality and genetics, as well as biochemical, socio-cultural, familial, and experiential factors. Each individual is different, and no two stories are the same. It is important to be educated about eating disorders and find […]Continue readingWhat is an Eating Disorder?
Disordered eating includes a wide range of abnormal eating. This includes the behaviors seen in eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, chronic restrained eating, compulsive eating and habitual dieting. It includes irregular, chaotic eating patterns. Often physical hunger and satiety (fullness) are ignored. Disordered eating has negative effects on overall health: emotional, social and […]Continue readingWhat is Disordered Eating?
Normal eating is going to the table hungry and eating until you’re satisfied. It is being able to choose food you like and eat it and truly get enough of it – not just stop eating because you think you should. Normal eating is being able to give some thought to your food selection so […]Continue readingWhat is Normal Eating?