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Anorexia

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!