Inspired by Orri’s ‘Remember Your Bros’ campaign, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week, a member of the eating disorder recovery community shares their hopeful poem.
Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Archetypes and Toxic Masculinity
This Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we’re reflecting on the male experience of eating disorders. This raises the question – what influences masculinity? Here, we explore the influence of archetypes and toxic masculinity, with a Jungian twist.
Male Intersectionality and Eating Disorders
Eating disorders don’t discriminate. We need to recognise the diversity within the demographic of people who struggle with an eating disorder so we can provide effective, safe and meaningful care.
Anger and displaced feelings
Anger is a natural and important emotion, though it is often socially stigmatised. In this blog, we explore how to honour anger throughout eating disorder recovery.
“The advice I would give to other men who may be suffering is that there’s no reason to prolong their suffering. I went several years without actually believing that I had an eating disorder, and paid for it as a result”: for EDAW
Our Alumni client, Charlie, shares his experience of his eating disorder recovery with Orri’s treatment.
Men with eating disorders, by Orri’s Specialist Eating Disorder Psychotherapist
Andrew, Orri’s Specialist Eating Disorder Psychotherapist and Lead of Orri’s Men’s Group for male staff, shares his thoughts on how gender norms have developed over the years.
“My journey through treatment has given me the confidence that it’s ok to show vulnerability as a guy and share my emotions”
For Eating Disorders Awareness Week, our alumni client shares his experience of eating disorder treatment as a man.
Treating men with eating disorders at Orri
In Orri’s eating disorder service, we treat every person who comes through our door or checks into our online programme – male, female, any gender – with respect for their individual journey. All are welcome, however they may show up.
Remember your #BROS and a MANifesto for change: Orri’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023
This year, Eating Disorders Awareness Week is shining a light on men and eating disorders. We’re calling on the eating disorder community to remember your #BROS, along with a MANifesto, case studies, resources and more!
“I have the tools I need to carry on in my recovery.”
For Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we spoke to our client, Richard, about his journey with binge eating disorder and starting his recovery journey at Orri. At what point did you realise that you were suffering with Binge Eating Disorder? I had known for many years...
A workbook for Binge Eating Disorder
For Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we’re sharing our top tips for breaking the cycle of Binge Eating Disorder. Click the link below to view and download it! Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is a complex mental illness, but it is treatable and with the right support,...