Calls to eating disorder hotline skyrocket during COVID-19 pandemic

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Posted at 5:07 AM, Jan 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-12 05:08:24-05

Calls for help with eating disorders are up during the pandemic.

The latest numbers from the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders show calls to their helpline have skyrocketed from around 80 a month to 230.

The organization says the stress of the pandemic may be driving the disorders.

They have a hotline set up for peer support and even one on one counseling at 888-375-7767.