Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022 Press Release
Many of the risk factors that contribute to developing eating disorders are alarmingly widespread among youth and exacerbated by pandemic conditions. These include social isolation, lack of structure, limited access to fitness and wellness supports, increased time on social media, increased exposure to diet and fitness trends and exposure to unrealistic depictions of ideal bodies. People in recovery or currently experiencing struggles with their eating or body image are also finding that these factors are worsening current symptoms, contributing to the onset of new ones, or even kickstarting a full-blown eating disorder.
Read our full press release for PEDAW 2022 below.