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ABOUT ANOREXIA NERVOSA

WARNING SIGNS

  • Intense fear of weight gain or being fat
  • Complains about feeling fat despite dramatic weight loss
  • Absence of menstruation
  • Extreme concern with body weight and shape
  • Brittle nails, dry skin
  • Hair that thins, breaks or falls out
  • Constipation

Source: Health Promotion Board

HELPLINES:

Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH): 1800 283 7019

SAMH runs a Support for Eating Disorders Singapore group in collaboration with Singapore General Hospital (SGH).

It meets every first Thursday of the month, from 7.15pm to 8.45pm, at SGH's Life Centre.

Samaritans of Singapore: 1800 221 4444