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Eating Disorders


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As part of the BBC Headroom campaign, Video Nation looks at how eating disorders have affected people's lives.


This series of short films sees contributors talking about how eating disorders have made an impact on their lives and the positive steps they have taken towards recovery.

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If you need advice on mental health issues call BBC Headroom's dedicated helpline on 0800 0933 193. Calls are free from a BT landline - other operators and mobile phone lines may incur a cost.   Or browse these recommended contacts.




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10 March 2009
BULLYING, BULIMIA AND ME
Sam Thomas
2.00 mins
Bullying at school led Sam to binge eating then bulimia. He’s now beaten it…find out how..




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21 January 2009
TURNING POINT
Alison Jenkins
2.00 mins
Alison’s journey with binge eating disorder started at the age of 13 when she went to boarding school.




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21 January 2009
LIVING WITH TRAUMA
Fiona Harris
2.00 mins
Fiona used anorexia as a comfort zone to cope with the traumas she faced.




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21 January 2009
NEVER GOING BACK
Laurence
2.00 mins
Laurence decided to tackle her long term eating disorder when she split from her husband.



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21 January 2009
PICTURES OF YOU
Alison Alden
2.00 mins
Alison used anorexia as a solution to her problems but soon realised it was a problem within itself.




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16 February 2009
CHOOSING LIFE
Laura Ripley
2.00 mins
Laura was given four years to live by her doctor when she was 38 stone. The death of her mother of obesity at this time proved to be a pivotal point in Laura's life.



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16 February 2009
FEELING STRONG
Katie Lockwood
2.00 mins
Katie found that trusting her family, friends and doctors, helped her recovery from an eating disorder.




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16 February 2009
PICK MYSELF UP
Heather Youel
2.00 mins
Heather worked on overcoming her eating disorder by challenging her negative feelings and seeing food in a new light.

 



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