Well, It’s been a crazy week here off the back of our Manager & Patron, Gemma appearing on Loose Women to talk about Eating Disorders. The conversation is really picking up and we are so proud that we are being heard in support of all those we help at SEED and beyond. There has been so much press off the back of the appearance…education and awareness WILL make a difference to so many. If you didn’t see the interview, you can watch it here…
This is some of the press we have had also just this last week. Each article is reported on from so many different angles and we hope you find them useful and informative reads
Daily Mirror - Emmerdale's Gemma Oaten was initially refused help for near-fatal anorexia aged 11
Daily Mail - 'I was told if I didn't eat or drink in 24 hours I would be dead'
Daily Star - Loose Women fans fume as Gemma Oaten gets 'cut off' during powerful interview
Hull Live - Gemma Oaten 'terrified' on Loose Women as she relives eating disorder battle
The Sun - Emmerdale’s Gemma Oaten reveals heartbreaking comment from her dad in eating disorder battle that was ‘turning point’
Hereford Times - Eating disorder charity warns against social media adverts for body-editing apps
UNILAD - Calls For Eating Disorder Support Have Increased 116%, But Charity Funding Hasn’t Changed
BBC News - Body-editing apps on TikTok ‘trigger eating disorders’
Birmingham News Live - Emmerdale's Gemma Oaten's harrowing anorexia battle aged 11 left her '24 hours from death'
Entertainment Daily - Gemma Oaten slams Boris Johnson for failing to recognise obesity as an eating disorder
Also, we are now able to share Gemma’s Sky News interview for Eating Disorders Awareness Week which you can see here
And finally, a little snippet of Gemma’s PiXL Stretch talk for schools here
We at SEED pride ourselves on our lived experience and personable approach…this is why sharing our co-founders Marg & Dennis, along with Gemma’s story is so important. You are not alone and we are here for you always. Recovery is possible. Conversation matters. You’re not alone.