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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