Recovery from eating problems is possible, but can take time. Recovery means different things to different people. It might mean that you never have thoughts or behaviours related to your eating problem again. Or you might still experience thoughts and behaviours, but not as often. They might also have less impact on your life.Recovery can be scary if you feel:
If you have tried to recover before, or have relapsed, you might start feeling like you're completely beyond help. But it is possible to feel better, even if it takes a long time.
Some people have found these tips to support recovery have worked for them:
Mind have some great tips for self-care and peer support recovery and self-care for eating problems | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems
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