We are bombarded with media telling us what the perfect body should look like and how gaining weight is bad, which is what many people blame for the rise in teenage eating disorders. There are loads of influences that people say affect the rise in this horrible disorder, but whatever those influences are it makes sense that we try and do something about it.
Although teenage eating disorders aren’t something we want to think about people going through, we have to realise that people do suffer from them and therefore we should know what to do if we notice someone showing signs of any type of eating disorder.
The disease might be scary but it is something that you don’t have to through alone. If you search online you will see that there are many different places you can see help and advice. Whether you are the person who is suffering from an eating disorder or you are watching a loved one go through it, it makes sense that you’ll want to seek support and advice.
Getting help and advice is easy enough and you can even search online for websites and support groups that are able to help you. It is essential that you seek advice as quickly as you can so don’t be afraid to look online for help!
What is also important to remember is that there are different ways to seek help and that different methods suit people differently. Just because you try one method of getting better that doesn’t work it isn’t a reason to give up – instead you need to stay strong and keep trying it because there will be a fix out there for you!
One method that works well with teenage eating disorders is going away for some respite and getting some proper residential care. There are several homes situated throughout the UK which means that wherever you live there will be somewhere near you that is suitable. If you aren’t sure of anywhere that can help then a search on Google could really help when it comes to finding somewhere that can help.
Visit the Care UK Eating Disorders website if you want help and advice with teenage eating disorders