Anorexia survivor launches Victoria peer-support group

Sally Chaster began her struggle with anorexia nearly five decades ago, when she was only six, and was hospitalized for three months.

Vancouver panel talks eating disorders

You don’t have to live hating your body.

For Canadians With Eating Disorders, Holiday Meals Are No Celebration

At a recent function, a young woman takes me aside, and complains bitterly about the holidays. She finds them stressful, but not for the reason we might think.

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Treating Severe Anorexia Nervosa in the Community

Can treatment for severe anorexia nervosa be delivered safely in a community setting?

Eating disorder one-on-one support thanks to new funding

Up to 12 people across Nova Scotia will be trained between early January and March

Young Nova Scotians seeking treatment for eating disorders may soon have access to one-on-one peer support thanks to new funding. 

Eating disorders are a scourge in need of a strategy

Those are just two of the shocking findings of the parliamentary standing committee on the status of women.

Where Is the Help for Canadians With Eating Disorders?

This past summer I had at least bi-weekly calls from desperate and frantic parents who were worried their child had an eating disorder and no one was listening, or a child had been diagnosed with one, and were now being told to wait -- wait when their child was consuming less than 400 calories a day, wait when their child was below 70 pounds, and

Parliamentary committee report on eating disorders disappoints advocates

OTTAWA – A Parliamentary report on eating disorders in Canada is being criticized by some of the witnesses who testified before the committee.

The Importance of Multidisciplinary Eating Disorders Treatment

Each eating disorder is unique, and the appropriate treatment approach varies depending on the severity of the illness, as well as one's medical and psychiatric status.