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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.

The fight is worth it

Jen shares her experience with having an eating disorder.


This is Lizzy's story of finding the strength to ask for the help she needed to deal with her social anxiety and the destructive habits it triggered.

Whole new world

A teenage girl learns how to find herself and make sense of her place in the world.

The bowl

This is Ashley's story of drawing on inner strength to overcome bullying and the eating disorder it triggered.


A poem by Elise on self-esteem and body image.

Here’s to getting a life!

A young adult's story about her hard work overcoming an eating disorder.


This is Sarah's story of seeking the help she needed to battle anorexia.

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