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#FridayFacts Every Friday we'll post some 'facts' and information about mental health and wellbeing. This topic and focus of 'facts' will vary from week-to-week. The 'facts' this week focus on some tips to help you manage and reduce stress Hope you find the poster below interesting! Take care everyone and feel free to get in touch for support, therapy, counselling, consultations, more information or to access some talking support! Hope you have a stress-less day!
Over the next week or so, I will post
some myth about eating disorders. The myth is in the picture and the
'answer' in the text below. Let's bust some myths!
No! You don’t have to be thin or emaciated to have an eating disorder.
Overweight and average-weight people experience eating disorders too.
Eating disorders take many forms (we know of at least 20 different types
of eating disorder), and not just the form where people starve
People who binge on unhealthy amounts
of food and purge themselves by vomiting or taking laxatives may not
look like they’re 'wasting away' or emaciated, but they’re still doing
severe damage to their bodies and need to seek treatment.
very small proportion of people with eating disorders are very
underweight or emaciated - weight is not an indicator of an eating
disorder despite what your GP, psychiatrist, media or others might say.
We have 100s of people every…