Think. feel. act. Anorexia.

In today’s image-obsessed culture, many of us worry about putting on weight or wish we looked different or could fix something about ourselves. That’s only human. But if a preoccupation with being thin has taken over your eating habits, thoughts, and life, you may have a serious eating disorder. 

You may try to lose weight by starving yourself, exercising excessively, or using laxatives, vomiting, or other methods to purge yourself after eating. Thoughts about dieting, food, and your body may take up most of your day—leaving little time for friends, family, and other activities you used to enjoy. Life becomes a relentless pursuit of thinness and intense weight loss. But no matter how skinny you become, it’s never enough.

Anorexia nervosa is a serious psychological condition and a potentially life-threatening eating disorder. However, with the right treatment, recovery is possible.

Film's featured & Further info

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BREATHE
A short film on Anorexia, Directed by Heather Mills

An eating disorder is not gender or race specific, it does not care who it affects, only that its voice is heard. Through this film, you will see that it reaches into every aspect of the victims life and those around them; it is life threatening and life destroying and should never be overlooked

Starring:

Candy Ford

Crew:

Directed, filmed and edited by Heather Mills

Dear Anorexia
A short film on Anorexia, Directed by Heather Mills

Dear Anorexia is inspired by the experiences of a close friend of the directors. This short film depicts the journey of a young girl on the road to her recovery from an eating disorder. To help her with the challenges that lie ahead, she writes a letter to her other half: Anorexia Nervosa. These are the words she wrote.

Starring:

Isobel Mason

Crew:

Directed, filmed and edited by Heather Mills

Music by Zack Hemsey

FOR SUPPORT & MORE INFO

Young Minds

Information on child and adolescent mental health.

Phone: Helpline 0808 802 5544

MIND

Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.

Phone: 0300 123 3393

NEDA


You are not alone. Help is just a call or click away. Our trained Helpline volunteers are here to offer support, resources and treatment options.

Phone: 0800 931 2237

Beat Eating Disorders

You are never alone with your eating disorder. Beat are here to support people who have or are worried they have an eating disorder, as well as others affected, such as friends and family members.

 

Helpline: 0808 801 0677 
Studentline: 0808 801 0811 
Youthline: 0808 801 0711 

Samaritans

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

Phone: 116 123

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