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/