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Eating Issues

ReachOut Stories are written by young people for young people. If you want to share your own story, we encourage you to do so in the ReachOut Forums.

“Dear me”: a letter to my old self

Here is a young woman’s letter to herself, reminding her of the hope she has found to cope with self-harm and depression.

Once upon an eating disorder

This is Anna's story of struggling to overcome anorexia and depression.

Beating anorexia

Story from an 18 year old female about her struggles with an eating disorder and getting help.

10 year old anorexic to 13 year old Pro scooter rider

Here is Will's story of overcoming anorexia with the help of therapy and a new stress-relieving activity.

Struggling with weed

Read how a young woman found the strength to overcome her weed addiction, self harm and eating disorder.

An adopted orphan

How an adopted young woman learned to accept the love of friends and family.

Secret battles with Anxiety

Read how Bekah's overcame her anxiety, OCD and eating disorder by building a support network.

My battle with anorexia

This is Kayla’s story about how she used positive thinking and therapy to recover from with anorexia.

Fierce about my Curves

Read about embracing and learning to love your unique body shape.

A pact

This is a young woman's story of suffering and recovering from an eating disorder alongside a friend.

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