Nhi Nguyen

My Mum Saved Me

I could talk about all of my traumatic life experiences for days on end, from coming out of the closet and being bullied to domestic violence and sexual harassment, but I want to focus on my eating disorder recovery journey and a key influence in that. I believe being open, honest and having an accountability buddy is a way to not only commence but aid your recovery. For me, that person was my mum.

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Carer Tips For The Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a challenging time for carers and families supporting a loved one with an eating disorder. Our free counselling service and support forum will be open during the holidays to assist in managing the challenges of the holiday season.

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Let’s talk about Purging

Purging is defined broadly as a series of actions taken with the intention of ridding the body of any food or liquid. The underlying factors that contribute to purging are complex and related to emotional distress, stress, anxiety and other negative emotions. As a carer and the most ideal methods of treatment, the most valuable role that you can play is one of support, non judgement and acceptance of where your loved one is at, whilst educating yourself about the illness and seeking to gain skills and strategies for you and your loved one.

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