[Resource] Eating Disorders Meal Support
Eating Disorders Meal Support: Helpful Approaches for Families
Meal Support at a Glance
Coping with an eating disorder in the family can be overwhelming. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS), are serious illnesses with potentially life threatening consequences.
Meal times can be extremely difficult for youth, parents, and siblings. This fact sheet outlines the strategies demonstrated in the video Eating Disorders Meal Support: Helpful Approaches for Families. The strategies presented are supported by research and can help meal times go more smoothly, with less anxiety and fewer arguments, and at the same time, help youth to complete their meals.
YouTube Video: http://youtu.be/pPSLdUUlTWE
Source – Kelty Mental Health: http://keltymentalhealth.ca/
About Andrea Holwegner
CEO, Registered Dietitian, Counseling Practice Director & Professional Speaker
Andrea the «Chocoholic Nutritionist» is founder and CEO of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. since 2000. She is an online nutrition course creator, professional speaker and regular guest in the media. Andrea is the recipient of an award by the Dietitians of Canada: The Speaking of Food & Healthy Living Award for Excellence in Consumer Education....Read more