About Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh is a mother moved to advocacy after writing a book about her family’s experience seeking treatment. She could not afford to wait, so she helped found F.E.A.S.T., Charlotte’s Helix, and Maudsley Parents – all grassroots parent organizations. She currently serves as Executive Director of F.E.A.S.T.

Parents can’t afford to wait: the price is incalculable

Parents can’t afford to wait: the price is incalculable

We can’t afford delay, apathy, pats on the head, and empty promises. We can’t afford infighting and turfs. The price of losing one more person, destroying one more family, wasting one more opportunity to relieve a human suffering from an eating disorder is too high. – Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh “I’m so scared.” Is the first thing […]