Eating disorders are spiking during the pandemic

Jun 6, 2021

By: By Dr. Karen Trollope, Chief Clinical Officer, Body Brave

“The COVID-19 pandemic has created a serious public health crisis for people with eating disorders. In a recent article published by The Canadian Press (Jan 20, 2021), specialists from across Canada sounded the alarm about a dramatic increase in the number of adolescents seeking treatment. Many of these young people are very ill, at risk for dangerous medical complications of their eating disorder.”