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Eating disorders

Recovery as a Collective Process

Samantha’s story starts with her own eating disorder, depression, anxiety and PTSD and eventually problems with alcohol and painkillers, too. Samantha then describes the transition to becoming a parent to a child who will go on to develop her own mental health struggles. Find out more about the strength and vulnerability Samantha needs to support her daughter, including realizing when they both need more help.

Body Image

What do you think when you picture yourself in your mind or look at yourself in a mirror? It’s almost expected that we find something wrong with ourselves.

Resources

Visions Journal, 2016, 12 (1), p. 40

Jessie’s Legacy

Jessie’s Legacy Eating Disorders Prevention and Awareness is a program of Family Services of the North Shore. Learn more about resiliency, disordered eating, and relationships with food, and find the Eating Disorder Prevention Toolkit.

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