For Marta mindfulness has been an incredible tool that helped her with her eating disorder, depression and life in general. It has helped her to learn self-love and compassion. But what was, and still remains, key to reclaiming her life is peer support. This is Marta’s story of her eating disorder recovery journey and the advice she would give her former self.
Eating disorders are serious, complex mental illnesses that can impact anyone. With support and treatment, full recovery is possible.
Eating Disorders Awareness Week is a nationally recognized week designed to raise awareness of eating disorders. In Canada, it is held February 1-7, 2017
The events for Eating Disorders Awareness Week are presented with support from the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.