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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Ellie’s Story

My treatment journey initially begins quite positively. At 16, when my Mum realised I had a problem I was taken to the family GP who was very understanding and then referred me onto CAMHS and I was seen really quite quickly.  However this is unfortunately where the good points end. I began at CAMHS in […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Becky’s Story

I’ve had an eating disorder from a very young age.   My difficulties really started from about ten years of age but I’d gone through some trauma before then too. When I received the diagnosis of anorexia nervosa I don’t think it sunk in for many years.  I have received some good community support and […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Helen’s Story

I am currently 43 years of age but I first developed anorexia as a teenager I was the stereotypical teenage girl anorexic – food avoidant, hiding under baggy clothing, compulsively exercising in private in my bedroom whenever possible, weighing myself constantly – very much focused on losing weight at all costs, weighing any food that […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – M’s Story

A Favourite Quote Of M’s   First off, I want to say I DO understand that any institutional setting or group program is limited in what it can offer people. Any kind of food service in a group setting has to be structured to meet the needs of staffing limitations and food safety issues.  This […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Hat’s Story

  I was an inpatient three times in three different treatment centres / hospitals when I was 15-16 years old, after developing Anorexia age 12. It’s hard to even put into words how damaging these occasions were for me and they did far more harm than good for both my physical and mental well being […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Jenna’s Story

*Please be aware this account does contain reference to self harm* I hope this won’t trigger anybody but I am happy to share my experiences of my Australian treatment in 2013 – 2015 and also my treatment in adolescent eating disorder units in the UK, which were back in 2016 when I was only sixteen […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Hadley’s Story

I have lived with anorexia for over a decade.  I have spent years trying to recover and had a variety of treatment experiences. My inpatient treatment experience was in a well known hospital in the USA.  There we were allowed to pick our food options, in fact we had a whole hour to meal plan […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Sheila’s Story

I live in France and have been inpatient six times for periods ranging from two weeks (I left here as I wasn’t ready) to three months (when I did really try).  There are few positives in my story.  I only stuck with the eating disorder treatment as I was also needing treatment for my mood […]