If you're always disatisfied with the way your body looks and you've tried to control how it looks in harmful ways, then you may have an eating disorder. There are 2 hotlines in Scotland that help with body image and eating problems. If these symptoms sound familiar, reach out for free support:
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.
Taking the first step to talk to someone about what you're going through is hard but the sooner you get help, the sooner you may start to feel better. When you contact a helpline in Scotland, a trained helpline counselor will listen to your concerns and offer you the support you need.
If you feel like you might need support with your body image or eating disorders, try reaching out to a hotline in Scotland. It's free and confidential.