The word 'Anorexia' means 'loss of appetite', the word 'Nervosa' is 'of the mind' or 'of the nervous system'.
Anorexia Nervosa is a Mental Health Illness.
Anorexia has no barriers when it comes to age, gender or race.
Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any other mental health illness with a staggering 20% of people dying every year as a direct consequence of their illness or through suicide. These are staggering statistics.
It is also a psychological illness that has a major impact on a person's physical and mental health, and a profound effect on anyone who is part of their life!