help! friend is in stage 1 anorexia!

by Preslee

My friend just told me that she has stage 1 anorexia. I knew she had lost a significant amount of weight and had low blood pressure, but never imagined it would come to this. I am supporting her and helping her but I really don't know what to do because this has never happened to me before because I'm small for my age and don't weigh very much to begin with. Is there anything else I can do to help her?

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May 18, 2012
help for anorexic friend
by: Steve

Hi Preslee,

Nice to hear from you. I'm sorry to hear about your friend's situation.

However, you are doing everything you need to do by supporting her and simply being a friend. There is really nothing else you can do except perhaps provide her with information about support groups in your area.

You may like to attend the meetings with her to show your support as well. It may also be worthwhile encouraging her to see her doctor to discuss the matter.

I wish both you and your friend all the very best for the future.

Take care,


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