“It’s time to take action and fight for change. We need to take eating disorders as seriously as other public health concerns. Let’s bust the myths and get the facts. It’s time to shatter the stigma and increase access to care. It’s time to talk about it.”

Many people don’t realize that eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia are life-threatening conditions that can cause devastating physical and emotional damages. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorder.

You can be a beacon of hope for those struggling with these illnesses. Share this article and other factual information about eating disorders with your social media friends and followers this week. You just might save a life.