Beat 103 documentary – My unknown eating disorder

My Unknown Eating Disorder is a two part Beat News documentary by Megan O’Brien that explores some of the less well known eating disorders and body image conditions. It also addresses the conversation around the lack of services in Ireland for those struggling.

In it, Keith Russell, presenter of the Endless Spiral Podcast shares his story of binge eating and body dysmorphia. We also hear from Shonagh Holder who has ARFID and has eaten the same ten foods since she was two years old.
Minister for Mental Health Mary Butler talks about the services available and the HSE’s commitments to invest in offering better supports and Body Image Expert Dr. Michelle O’Gorman discusses treatment and recovery as well as sharing some of her personal experiences with anorexia nervosa and laxative abuse.

You can listen to the documentary in full here