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Eating Disorder Treatment – C’s Story

With pride, happiness, strength and a smile, I can say that I have been in recovery for 5 months, and life is pretty great on the other side.  I share with you my story about nutritional and medical rehabilitation where I compare being in the hospital and being in residential treatment.  One place saved my […]

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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 – 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 – Claire’s Story

Well, I have got an awful lot to say, so beware!! I am 46 and have had an eating disorder since age 24. My inpatient treatment started last year, in May, in a hospital in the UK.  So much of the experience didn’t help that I don’t know where to start!! Firstly, though, the staff […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Experiences – Lucy’s Story

I have had a few experiences of inpatient treatment for my eating disorder from ages 13 – 18 years. One of these was a mixed adolescent ward with different young people with a wide range of mental health issues and the others were specialist units for eating disorders. I found all of the places I […]

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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 – 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 […]

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#ChangeEDTreatment Petition

It is official. I am finally so sick of hearing stories from incredible people around the world, bravely doing battle with powerful eating disorders but receiving terrible treatment that I felt it was time to take more action. Adult eating disorder treatment worldwide is largely inadequate and things are changing too slowly.  I am aware […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Needs To Listen To The Patients

Eating disorder treatment needs to evolve and listen to the patients! Too many people, like myself, are leaving traditional treatment in order to recover because treatment is not providing the treatment approach that is so necessary. Others are taking the eating disorder services offered but having to find the courage to go beyond the teachings […]