Shaleen credits the power of peer support with helping her get better and stay better. Surrounding herself with people who had been there and understood helped her stay honest with herself, manage triggers, work through replaces, and practice self compassion. This is her recovery story.
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.