Understanding Eating Disorders

Understanding Eating Disorders

Eating disorders claim more lives than any other mental illness – one in five of the most seriously affected will die prematurely from the physical consequences or suicide. Over 725,000 men and women in the UK are affected by eating disorders. Eating Disorders are not really about food and size, nor are they a “slimmer’s” …

Worried about someone

Worried about someone

Individuals suffering with an eating disorder often feel isolated and ashamed of their difficulties, this also has an impact on their family and loved ones. Professionals, fellow colleagues, employers or teachers all play an important role in enabling the person to acknowledge they need help to seek specialist advice/input. EDS is available to discuss in …