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ANAD Eating Disorders Helpline offers free and confidential support over phone. We support everyone in Illinois, United States...


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Centerstone in Illinois provides 24/7, free and confidential support over phone. We support everyone in Illinois, United States...


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Contact of Northern Illinois provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone. We support everyone in...


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LifeLinks Crisis Line is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone. We are here for...


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Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault offers 24/7, free and confidential support over phone. We are here for everyone in...


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Contact a hotline for eating disorder and body image issues in Illinois, United States today

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 15 hotlines in Illinois, United States.

  • A lack of energy and fatigue.
  • Dizziness and potentially fainting.
  • Fear of gaining weight and becoming larger.
  • Skipping meals on a regular basis.
  • Feeling uncomfortable eating in front of others.
  • Monitoring calories consumed very cautiously and paying close attention to food nutrition labels.
  • Eating large portions of food and being unable to control yourself or extreme food restriction.
  • Withdrawal from social activities, especially ones that involve food and eating.

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 Illinois, United States, 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 Illinois, United States. It's free and confidential.


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