Eating Disorders (learn more…)
- Approximately 3% of women will be affected by an eating disorder in their lifetime; however 1 in 4 teenage girls may struggle from the symptoms of an eating disorder.
- Over 500,000 women will be affected by an eating disorder in their lifetime in Canada with approximately 90,000 of these individuals living in the GTA.
- Eating disorders carry a high risk of other mental and physical illnesses.
- Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses, with 10% to 20% eventually dying from complication.
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