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Mr Johnson, please remember that eating disorders don’t have a ‘look’

Catherine Shuttleworth – Cleeve Park School

Synopsis:

An online piece on government’s policy tackling obesity and the detrimental effect it will have on people with eating disorders. Written by myself from my own experience and research by eating disorder charities such as BEAT.

Impact:

Reached a wide audience, encouraged people to donate to charities aimed at supporting those with eating disorders. Enlightened people to the experiences of eating disorders and encouraged people to assess their biases against people with eating disorders and their expectation of an eating disorder patient. Read by 394 people and shared on social media.

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