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AUSSIEedfamily

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Dear West Aussie Feasties,

Please consider making comment on this plan. At the moment it has scant info about Eating Disorders!!

https://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/about-us/news-and-media/news-and-updates/comment-on-the-draft-mental-health-promotion-mental-illness-and-alcohol-and-other-drug-prevention-plan-2018-2025/

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Bumping this up for West Aussies as this public comment period has been extended until the Close of Business Friday the 2nd of February 2018. There are just a few days left. The more comment about the complete lack of public hospital eating disorder beds, day patient services, FBT treatment options, community support services, parent/carer/family support services the better. If you also refer to The Butterfly Foundation's "Paying The Price " plus "Investing In Need" reports as these provide rhe crucial statistics of whats missing and the cost in lives and $$ and what to do to fix it!!
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Done!
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D became obsessed with exercise at age 9. Started eating 'healthy' at age 9.5. Restricting couple of months later. IP for 2 weeks at age 10. Slowly refed for a year and WR at age 11 in March 2017. Challenging fear foods and behaviours now.
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