Layla is a new member of Orri’s Eating Disorder Associates (EDAs) team. She supports clients and the clinicians in her day-to-day, for the in person programme. Read our blog on what brought her to work in eating disorders and how she is finding the role so far.
Hope Virgo, multi award-winning mental health campaigner and expert by experience in eating disorders, is our latest Guest Blogger.
In this blog, she shares her intentions and her ‘hope’ for the #ChangeTheStory campaign, and discusses what she believes need to change in eating disorder treatment.
For this year’s Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, we’d like to draw attention to the experience of having an eating disorder whilst being pregnant or having just given birth, and the unique complexities associated with this stage of life.
In effort to widen this non-judgemental, accepting space in which some of the more unspoken aspects of motherhood can be shared and considered, Orri spoke with Wednesday Child’s Perinatal Lead, Abigail Reynolds.
An Orri Alumni client shares her honest experience of navigating her eating disorder recovery alongside being a mother.
Every Friday since the beginning of 2022, we have asked our Orri Instagram community for their food and recovery questions, to put forward to our specialist dietetics team.
Following last week’s launch of the government’s new legislation to include calorie labelling on menus, we recognise that eating out may come with new anxieties and fears. Will I enjoy eating out in public again? Will I choose what I want to eat or what is the least amount in calories now? Eating out should be fun and this makes it scary and triggering. If these thoughts resonate with you, know that we get it and understand.