F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum

Welcome to F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum. This is a free service provided for parents of those suffering from eating disorders. It is moderated by kind, experienced, parent caregivers trained to guide you in how to use the forum and how to find resources to help you support your family member. This forum is for parents of patients with all eating disorder diagnoses, all ages, around the world.

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This is a video produced for FEAST of Knowledge. The "10 Things Parents and Caregivers Need Most From Treatment Providers in 2020" A special F.E.A.S.T. presentation for those who treat people with eating disorders.
To view the video, click here! 


It would be brilliant if all providers got to see this video
And on the onset of illness, so agreement can be organised (signed) as parents part of care team
not years down the track when the illness has become entrenched and your kid has become a master manipulator 
my d is on her own now as I no longer am able to worry/care for her as I have my own serious health issues to deal with 
such a shame the providers/professionals didn’t include us and understand  all the points you make in your video 

ie: trying to continue to function as a family, married couple/continue to work/socialise (yeah right) that did not happen in our household whilst I was100 percent refeeding my d with NO support whatsoever
then hey wonder why you turn up at their office(when you finally find ED specialised services) a complete crying mess
and your kid looks like a skeleton 
hope for the future things change for sufferers and their families.......
and as I said above somehow all professionals see this video 
❤️ ☮️ 

You described the reality beautifully! I hope things changes too and many provides watch!