1 Apr 2021

NZ Facing Eating Disorder Crisis

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 1 April 2021

In the year since the first national lockdown, there's been a massive spike in people needing help for serious eating disorders - particularly adolescents. At Auckland's Starship Children's hospital, admissions of 10 to 15 year olds doubled last year. The Eating Disorders Association has also seen demand for its services double. Its chair Nicki Wilson speaks to Max Towle.