The information resources and links included on this site offer an opportunity to raise awareness and increase understanding of eating disorders and treatment options.
The media exposure of eating disorders means that most people are familiar with the names of some of the disorders Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder. Eating disorders can affect males and females; children, adolescents, adults and older adults. The majority of eating disorders begin in adolescents with presentations ranging from mild and short lived to a severe and high risk. Early identification and treatment is key and has a positive impact on outcomes.
In order to help improve understanding of eating disorders we have worked with a patient representative to bring you the following videos:
This video provides some information on what eating disorders are and some of the myths surrounding them.
Rhiannon shares her story of her own experiences of living with and recovering from an eating disorder and we also explain why it can be difficult for people to make changes.
This final video provides some useful information on what to do if you think you or someone you know has an eating disorder.