How do I help my friend?
What is an Eating Disorder?
We cannot force someone to seek help but it's important to provide our support
They depend on diet pills or laxatives, not eating at all, to try to lose weight, or binge-eating, and they have compulsive behavior, so this means that it could be a behavioral addiction.
Should I say something to my friend?
How to speak to my friend
Eating disorders serve to distract the individual from deeper emotional problems.
Ignoring the problem does not solve it.
Avoid talking to him or her about the eating disorder at a meal time or during an argument.
Your words can "plant a seed" that can help your friend seek treatment. Your words can "plant a seed" that can help your friend seek treatment.