Why wait? Finding help for an eating disorder

It has been estimated that on average, 149 weeks pass before those experiencing eating disorder symptoms seek help. That’s almost three years, 37 months or 1,043 days!

Early intervention and treatment is often associated with better recovery outcomes, so why do people delay seeking help?

In this guest post for Be Well Collective I explore 3 reasons why you might wait before seeking help for eating disorder thoughts and behaviours. I also cover common signs and symptoms as-well-as how you can seek help from a loved one or a health professional.

Read the article here: https://www.bewellcollective.co.uk/blog/why-wait-finding-help-for-an-eating-disorder

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