Anyone can be affected. Eating disorders do not discriminate on the basis of sex, age or race. They can be found in both sexes, all age groups, and across a wide variety of races and ethnic backgrounds. However, there are groups who display an increased risk for eating disorders (see below).
If you believe that a friend or family member has an eating disorder, there are things that you can do to help. You have the power to perhaps save your friend’s or family member’s life. Here are a few tips to assist you in confronting an individual who you think needs help.
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