The road may be steep, but you have the ability to cross any mountain.
Gail Lynne Goodwin
Insight from The Lancet about Seconds to snap
November 15, 2016
Those of us who have experienced eating disorders, be it personally or professionally, are all too familiar with the bind that those with the illness frequently fi nd themselves in—the tension between wanting to recover and the stubborn hold of the illness on mind and body
‘Please hang on’ — campaigners offer message of support to mental health sufferers
November 10, 2016
The Courier revealed earlier this week that local mental health champions had urged the Scottish Government to plough more funds into mental health care.
Author and mental health sufferer Tina McGuff and ex-assistant chief constable of Tayside Police Angela Wilson both argued that more had to be done to treat mental illness at both a local and national level.
Spate of suicides in Dundee sparks call for action on mental health
November 12, 2016
The last month has seen a number of residents of all ages from across the city take their own lives.
Horrified by the alarming regularity of incidents, campaigners have now chosen to speak out and call for improvements to be made to mental health care across Tayside and Scotland as a whole.
Seconds To Snap! A Memoir Of Anorexia And Survival
November 13, 2016
Today we are introducing you to an incredibly brave woman, a true fighter for awareness for eating disorders. Her memoir “Seconds To Snap”, is a manifest for how much she cares to spread the word and how much she wants fellow sufferers to get inspired and take steps towards recovery for the sake of their lives.
The rise of 'anorexia athletica’: 'I ran until I was sick and swam until I fainted’
November 16, 2016
Anorexia athletica, the compulsive and excessive use of exercise to maintain an abnormally low body weight, is not a formally recognised mental health disorder. It is not something doctors diagnose in its own right, and when I speak to one psychologist about the condition, she declines to use the term but is happy to speak about its ramifications.