Providing hope and healing for people with an eating disorder in Japan

Providing hope and healing for people with an eating disorder in Japan

Working across two different countries and cultures has taught Japanese-born Masae that eating disorders speak the same language, regardless of a person’s mother tongue or environment. Based in the USA, Masae has an ambitious vision to ease suffering in her home country. Read her story. Eating disorders don’t discriminate. They affect people of all genders, […]

Ardent health professionals promote eating disorder care in São Paulo

Ardent health professionals promote eating disorder care in São Paulo

A group of 120 health care professionals are uniting to promote the World Eating Disorders Action Day in São Paulo, Brazil. The health care professionals comprise physicians, psychiatrists, nutritionists, psychologists, physical educators, physiotherapists, nurses and social workers who volunteer, offering free treatment within the public health system.   They are members of the Brazilian Association […]

Lived experience stories to boost understanding of eating disorders

Lived experience stories to boost understanding of eating disorders

People with eating disorders can’t afford to wait – so what can be done to overcome misconceptions about this illness? The team at Body Brave and Canada’s National Initiative for Eating Disorders (NIED) is arranging an event where people with limited knowledge of eating disorders can gain an understanding.  The value of lived experience When I was […]