Understand the causes and symptoms of eating disorders, whether your loved one is suffering from anorexia, bulimia or another form of eating disorder.Read More
Most people find helping their loved one on their recovery journey challenging. Many people say it is the hardest thing they have ever done. Becoming informed about EDs and connecting ...Read More
Eating disorders are multi-faceted and complex to treat, but full recovery is possible at any stage.Read More
If you are a carer or a person who has or had an ED, please consider spending a few minutes to participate in research via an online survey from the University of Otago: "The Costs of Eating Disorders in NZ".Read More
EDANZ is run by parents, caregivers, and people who have fully recovered from eating disorders. Although we don't have medical qualifications, we've experienced the challenges of eating disorders in real life.
We offer support, help and resources to people caring for loved ones with an eating disorder, but we are not able to offer treatment or medical advice for patients themselves. If you have, or are concerned you have an eating disorder, we urge you to visit your GP. Click here for advice on speaking to your GP for the first time.
If you believe your child or loved one is suffering from and eating disorder visit your GP immediately and ask for a referral to an Eating Disorder specialist service. Click here for more ways we can help you.
EDANZ is extremely concerned about the current state of eating disorder treatment in NZ. Read EDANZ's submission and the results of the survey that informed the submission.
If you're worried your child or loved one may have an eating disorder, there is a useful online tool to highlight common warning signs. If you have any concerns, see your GP immediately.
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