Medication for eating disorders blog 5: 14 tips for parents and partners when a loved one needs medication

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Some tips about supporting your loved one when medication is suggested for their eating disorder Firstly, the prescription of psychotropic medication does not mean that your loved one is “crazy”. Eating disorders require treatment just like any other type of illness such as cancer, diabetes, or asthma. Whilst psychological therapy is usually … Continued

Carer’s Blog 4: Making rules and setting clear boundaries when caring for a loved one with an eating disorder

By Madalyn Oliver Typically, families need rules in order to define what is expected of each family member, clarify what behaviours are considered acceptable vs. unacceptable and to ensure the smooth functioning of a household. Often, when a family member has an eating disorder, parents might notice boundaries being broken or that they have inadvertently … Continued