If you can't stop criticizing your body or if you're using extreme measures to try to control the way your body looks, you may have a problem. Eating disorders often start this way. If you experience any of these symptoms, consider getting support from one of 2 hotlines in Portugal.
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.
You may be nervous to call a helpline in Portugal because you're worried about how the person on the other line may react. These fears are completely normal. What's important to know is that helpline staff are well trained and they will treat you with compassion and understanding.
If you think you might need support with disordered eating or body image today, consider contacting a helpline in Portugal for free, confidential help.