Signs that may Indicate Problem Eating Behaviors

  • Preoccupation with exercising, calorie counting or weighing yourself
  • Eating foods in specific orders
  • High avoidance of certain foods
  • Intentionally throwing up after meals
  • Not eating around peers or hiding food
  • Fluctuation of weight: extreme dieting and then overeating resulting in weight gain
  • Emotional overeating
  • Having an intense fear of gaining weight

Tips for when you feel out of control

Talk it Out

Talk it out with someone you trust, or connect with us to talk about it.


Try organizing your room, clothes, homework, or tasks. Cleaning your space can also help you clear your head.


Draw or paint your emotions, or try color coordinating your feelings


Journal about how you feel, things you wish you could say to people, how you would like things to be different

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