Most people with an eating disorder have never heard from someone who has gone through the recovery journey. Hear from EDV Recovery Ambassador Heidi, who shared her story live on the EDV facebook page.
Caring for someone with an eating disorder can feel like learning a new language. In this video recording, hear from Assoc Prof Genevieve Pepin from Deakin University who has researched an evidence-based program that gives carers the confidence and skills to support their loved one.
Sensory approaches are a gentle way to increase an individual’s self-regulation and ability to self-soothe, and over time can help an individual build resilience to trigger situations.
It can be awkward and even scary to approach someone you suspect of having an eating disorder. You never know how they might react — angry, dismissive, upset, disbelieving. But consider the fact that they might also be relieved.