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Common eating disorder warning signs can include…..

  • Preoccupation with body or weight
  • Obsession with calories, food, or nutrition
  • Constant dieting, even when thin
  • Rapid, unexplained weight loss or weight gain
  • Taking laxatives or diet pills
  • Compulsive exercising
  • Making excuses to get out of eating
  • Avoiding social situations that involve food
  • Going to the bathroom right after meals
  • Eating alone, at night, or in secret

One parent said

‘You can feel very isolated when your child is going through something like this.  At the support group it is a great relief to be able to talk to other parents who know exactly what you’re feeling and can give you support and hope for the future’.

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