Owning the Pain, Overcoming Stigma & Desire for Understanding. Mailene courageously tells her story of discovering her son’s anorexia.
Mailene bravely describes her family’s journey through her son’s struggle with male anorexia. She vividly details the discovery of her son’s illness, her feelings as a parent; dealing with shame and stigma. She details the path of resilience and healing she is currently navigating. Her passion to share her story shines through, to help others know they are not alone.
Posted below are resources that Mailene has shared that have been most helpful.
Helpline: Call or Text: 1-800-931-2237
What is Orthorexia?
Parents of Anorexia, and other eating disorder sufferers support group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1426586947635001