Tag Archives: Community

How Can I Make the Eating Disorder Community More Inclusive?

Community of eating disorder sufferers Eating disorder sufferers often face excruciating circumstances before connecting to treatment. Sadly, many of the stereotypes and stigmas about eating disorders make it difficult for those dealing with eating disorders to come forward about their struggles and ask for the help that is needed to recover. Eating disorders, like other mental illnesses, are often shrouded [...]
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Finding a Mentor in Eating Disorder Recovery

Mother acting as a mentor for her daughter Contributor: Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Representative for Timberline Knolls and Founder and President of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation For a family, the onset of an eating disorder in a loved one can be a difficult, even debilitating time. Full of questions, faced with new challenges, and little to no common knowledge about how to go [...]
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