In order to improve early intervention and access to treatment, we need to improve education and awareness around eating disorders.
Kerrie Jones, Orri CEO and Founder, is listed amongst 25 incredible women ‘whose energy, determination and strength enrich, change and save lives.’
Orri Alumni client shares his experience of binge eating disorder, as a male. He sought eating disorder treatment, here at Orri, and shares his recovery learnings.
Kicking off Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Kerrie, CEO & Founder, and Charlie, an Alumni client, appear on Sky News to raise awareness of men and males with eating disorders.
For Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Dewald Louw, sits with Hannah Hickinbotham, from Full of Beans podcast. Together, they discuss the prevalence of eating disorders in boys and men, and how masculinity impacts the development of eating disorders.
Article featuring Orri Alumni client’s eating disorder recovery journey, before and during treatment with Orri. Featuring insights on male eating disorders, by Kerrie Jones, Orri CEO and Founder.
Kerrie, Orri CEO & Founder, speaks with Metro: “Men are left out in the narrative with eating disorders and subsequently suffer in silence. Historically, eating disorders have been perceived as illnesses that affect women.”
“Setting weight-based goals can put arbitrary expectations on ourselves that only work to shame ourselves into action. Instead, we must focus on movements that bring joy and tap into the part of ourselves that wants to play and be creative.”
Doctor Louisa Beckford, Consultant Psychiatrist at Orri explains the drug, Ozempic. Manufactured by the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk.
Orri’s CEO & Founder, Kerrie, says: ‘”So many aspects of the lockdown mimicked the isolative, restrictive and chaotic nature of an eating disorder,” she said. “You can appear incredibly high-functioning on the outside whilst deeply struggling on the inside.”
For Mental Health Awareness Week, Orri CEO & Founder, Kerrie Jones, joins mental health experts to talk about loneliness and shares her practical advice to help those struggling. ‘We often find that people have very few close friends or intimate...