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Online videos for eating disorder recovery

The National Eating Disorder Association, based in the US, have a range of short video interviews available on their website. In these short video clips, individuals who are in recovery get a minute to share some key insight and advice from their experiences and their recovery journey. Check out some of the videos and find out more about the challenges of living day to day with an eating disorder.

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/NEDANETWORK/videos

 

 

Resources for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Are you looking to broaden your understanding of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? You may be facing the challenges of recovery, or be looking to improve your own knowledge in order to help a loved one with their own recovery.

We already have some useful fact sheets available on our resources pages, but you may also want to check out the following links for more information and guidance:

The International OCD Foundation has an excellent fact sheet on all things OCD. The organization is based in the US and so some of the statistics relate to American studies only. However, for an overview of the major issues relating to OCD and recovery it is a great resource.

You can check it out here: http://www.ocfoundation.org/uploadedFiles/WhatYouNeed_09.pdf

Please note – this fact sheet also includes information about medication. Any questions you may have about medication should be first discussed with your GP or a qualified psychiatrist.

The team over at the Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria (ADAVIC) also have an excellent fact sheet full of information on OCD.

You can access their resources here: http://www.adavic.org.au/PG-fact-sheets-obsessive-compulsive-disorder.aspx

Please note – ADAVIC is based in Victoria, Australia. The specific support groups and treatment centres recommended by ADAVIC are not available in South Australia. To find a support group in SA, contact us directly on 1800 809 304 or email us at pace@centacare.org.au