In September actor Christopher Eccleston, who has suffered from depression and anorexia since the age of six published his memoir ‘I Love the Bones of You’
In this clip he speaks to Lorraine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81ywivy701I
This clip from BBC Breakfast features an Interview with Tom Quinn from Beat and Dave Chawner ( author and comedian)
Despite years of hard work by young men like Sam Thomas who created the Men Get Eating Disorders Too campaign, and the publication of many books around this topic, there is still a general lack of awareness around eating disorders in males and it is really important that we acknowledge the courage of boys and men who are prepared to talk openly about their experiences of eating disorders.
If you are a family who has a male eating disorder within your midst, you are not alone!