Things to try: Body image, eating disorders and teenagers

the back of a parent with their arm around their teenager in shadows
the back of a parent with their arm around their teenager in shadows

Tips for supporting your teenager

Negative body image, body dissatisfaction and eating disorders can have serious impacts on your teenager's mental and physical health. There are a number of ways to spot and address this ranging from observing your teenager's behaviour to seeing a psychologist.  If you'd like to learn more about what body image and eating disorders are, read our fact sheet on Body image and eating disorders.

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