Eating Disorders

Disordered Eating vs. Eating Disorders

This is part 2 of a two-part series on eating disorders. It can often be confusing to know the difference between disordered eating and eating disorders. Though the two sound very similar, they have very different meanings and effects on those that exhibit the signs of each. Disordered eating is not a diagnosable mental illness,…

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How to Help a Friend With an Eating Disorder

This is part 1 of a two-part series on eating disorders. It can certainly be difficult when a loved one is struggling with an eating disorder. We often find ourselves not knowing what to say or do. All we want to do is help, but we can become so afraid of saying or doing the…

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#EDAW: How to Be There for Someone with an Eating Disorder

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is February 22-28. All week long, we’re bringing you blog posts specifically on eating disorder awareness and recovery. Eating disorders are complex mental health issues that have serious physical health implications. No one deals with their eating disorder in the same way, but here are some general tips for being…

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