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Hotline support for eating disorders and body image concerns is available in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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 2 hotlines in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Sudden weight loss or weight gain.
  • Being overly cautious of food portion size, especially about eating "too much."
  • Mood swings due to hormonal imbalances and nutritional deficiences.
  • Monitoring calories consumed very cautiously and paying close attention to food nutrition labels.
  • Shifting food around on your plate so it looks like you’ve eaten more than you have.
  • Growth of a fine layer of hair on the body called lanugo.
  • Trying to control your body weight/shape by vomiting, laxative abuse, or excessive exercise.
  • Comparing your body shape and/or weight to others.

You may feel so ashamed of your body and your eating habits that you want to hide away and disengage from the world. It may be hard to open up about how you're feeling because you may think that you'll be misunderstood.

Opening up about how you're feeling may seem scary, but crisis counselors are trained to be supportive and non-judgemental. So you can rest assured knowing that when you call a helpline in Nova Scotia, Canada, you will be treated with warmth, acceptance, and understanding.

Consider contacting a hotline in Nova Scotia, Canada right away for free, private help with eating and body image.


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