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Hotline support for eating disorders and body image issues is available in East Flanders, Belgium

If you're unhappy with the way your body looks and it's affecting how you feel from day to day, you may be at risk for developing an eating disorder. Perhaps you're already experiencing eating problems. If you have any of the following symptoms, reach out to one of 1 hotlines in East Flanders, Belgium.

  • Excessive thinking about food, eating, and body weight or shape.
  • Sudden weight loss or weight gain.
  • Weighing yourself often, sometimes every day or even multiple times a day.
  • Bruising easily with bruises taking longer to fade.
  • Lying to others about whether you have eaten so you can skip meals.
  • Mood swings due to hormonal imbalances and nutritional deficiences.
  • Growth of a fine layer of hair on the body called lanugo.
  • Wearing baggy clothes to hide weight loss or to hide your body shape.

It can be hard to deal with the feelings of shame and guilt that so often accompany negative body image and disordered eating. Admitting that you've lost control and that you need help may feel harder than keeping your problems to yourself.

Talking to someone about what you're experiencing can bring up uncomfortable feelings. You may wonder whether a stranger will understand you or how they can help. Crisis line counselors in East Flanders, Belgium are trained to help people cope with problems like yours. They will listen to you, support you, and give you appropriate guidance.

If you think you might need support with disordered eating or body image today, consider contacting a helpline in East Flanders, Belgium for free, confidential help.


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