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Eating Disorders Nova Scotia

Email: info@eatingdisordersns.ca
Phone Shaleen: 902-229-8436

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National Eating Disorders
Information Centre HelpLine

1-866-633-4220

Nova Scotia
Mental Health Mobile Crisis

1-888-429-8167

Family and Friends
Peer Support Group

For general enquiries:
Email: info@eatingdisordersns.ca
Phone Shaleen: 902-229-8436

To enquire only about the Family and Friends Peer Support Group in HRM, contact Anne Marie 902-473-9659

To enquire only about the Family and Friends Peer Support Group in Sydney, contact Nancy 902-565-6610

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22 hours ago

Vanessa Schön

https://www.facebook.com/WalkWithVanessa/posts/1850562874998270Eating disorders are not a phase, they are not a choice, and they not something people can just "get over." We are talking about life-threatening illnesses. #EatingDisorderAwareness

"Anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder and the mortality rate associated with anorexia nervosa is 12 times higher than the death rate of ALL causes of death for females 15-24 years old. Without treatment, up to 20% of people with serious eating disorders die."

7 Important Facts About Eating Disorders from Mental Health America

1. They are serious mental illnesses.
2. They are not just women’s disorders.
3. They are life consuming.
4. Eating food is more complicated for those with eating disorders.
5. People with eating disorders cannot just “get over it.”
6. They are serious and life-threatening problems.
7. Recovery is possible

Article: http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/7-important-facts-about-eating-disorders

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Shout out to everyone who is starting our Fall Group tonight. Thank you for including us on your recovery journey. For more info on our peer support groups, check out www.eatingdisordersns.ca ... See MoreSee Less

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