Eating Disorder / Depression Support?

Question by Alexandra: Eating Disorder / Depression support?
I’ve been struggling with an eating disorder, depression and severe anxiety for several years now. I’ve found online communities to be very helpful as additional support outside of therapy, but I’m always looking for more. I’m familiar with Something Fishy and DepressionHaven, but if you know of any others that I could try out, I would really appreciate it.

Thank you!

Best answer:

Answer by mycanadianquestion
Hi there!

I was just thinking about how I would like to help to be a “life coach” and was looking up volunteer organizations in the area but couldn’t find any. If you would like someone to confide in without being judged feel free to email me at

In my personal opinion, depression is more prevalent today than ever before in history because people are less connected to one another. Do you sometimes feel very alone? Do you feel like everything is up to you and it is difficult to get your life on the right track? Do you feel overwhelmed with everything that is going on in your life?

It seems that community events (that EVERYONE goes to) and neighbourhoods where everyone is important to one another are a thing of the past. If you have a problem today, it’s yours and no one really cares unless you are willing to pay them.

I have no idea if this will catch on but I really want people to take the time to connect with others and try to make a difference in their community again.

I would love to hear about what you have been going through and hope that I can help you to feel less alone. I want to help give you the strength to overcome your depression, eating disorder and the anxiety that must be taking a toll on your life.

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