It can be incredibly challenging if your friend has an eating disorder like anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder. You might be have several of the following questions: How should I bring it up to them? Am I in the right position to talk with them? Are they going to be mad at me? How can I connect them to the proper supports?
That’s why we’re here today with the latest vlog, to provide you with the knowledge and best practices to provide the most effective support for your friend.
Bob Bordonaro, program director of Walden’s Peabody, MA clinic, discusses:
Why friends can be an invaluable support system for someone with an eating disorder
What to do if you suspect your friend has an eating disorder
Where to have those difficult conversations with your friend
What are the most effective things to say to them
What to avoid doing
As always, Walden is here to be a resource for both you and your friend. Click here to learn more.