What is Bulimia?

Bulimia is an eating disorder and mental health condition. People who have bulimia go through periods where they eat a lot of food in a very short amount of time (binge eating) and then make themselves sick (purging), use laxatives (medication to help them poo) or do excessive exercise, or a combination of these, to try to … Continue reading What is Bulimia?

Advertisements

Why do People Self-Harm?

Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, usually done without the intent of suicide. Self harm has a stigma attached to it, with non-suffers often assuming the only reason for this behaviour is to garner ‘attention’. However, this behaviour is often routed in psychological suffering and provides … Continue reading Why do People Self-Harm?