Learning that a child, sibling, parent, friend etc. has an Eating Disorder (ED) can be scary and overwhelming. This resource will help your client’s support systems navigate ED recovery, how best to support their loved one and how to ensure that they feel adequately supported in order to provide support. This comprehensive non-branded 5-page resource is a terrific take-home aid that supports the discussions that the RD is likely to encounter with their client’s support persons. This handout reviews:

  • What is an ED
  • Separating the Person from the ED
  • How Does an ED Work/ The Vicious ED Cycle
  • Spotting ED Behaviours
  • How the ED can affect your relationship with your loved one
  • How you (the supports) can help
  • How to avoid guilt and shame when supporting
  • Things to avoid when supporting a loved one

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This document is to be used as a tool in nutrition counselling or nutrition groups. The content is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment. Users are encouraged to advise their client to always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare practitioner for questions about their health or nutritional requirements. The author is not responsible for errors, omissions or individual usage. All materials are protected under copyright and are only intended for use by the sole individual or entity who purchased the resource.

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