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Get help for eating disorder and body image problems from a helpline in Canterbury, New Zealand.

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 1 hotlines in Canterbury, New Zealand that help with body image and eating problems. If these symptoms sound familiar, reach out for free support:

  • Withdrawal from social activities, especially ones that involve food and eating.
  • Negative self-talk related to body weight, shape, or size.
  • Eating large portions of food and being unable to control yourself or extreme food restriction.
  • Weighing yourself often, sometimes every day or even multiple times a day.
  • Dizziness and potentially fainting.
  • Feeling guilty, ashamed, and disgusted after eating too much or after eating the “wrong” foods.
  • Gastrointestinal problems such as a sore stomach, constipation, and acid reflux.
  • Poor circulation that causes cold hands and feet.

You may feel bad about how far your disordered eating has gone. Disordered eating and poor body image can cause feelings of shame and guilt. Often, these feelings make people want to withdraw from others.

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 Canterbury, New Zealand are trained to help people cope with problems like yours. They will listen to you, support you, and give you appropriate guidance.

If you feel like you might need support with your body image or eating disorders, try reaching out to a hotline in Canterbury, New Zealand. It's free and confidential.


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