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out of hospital, now shes making herself sick

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Please HELP my best friend was not long ago in hospital for about 5 week because she wasn't eating and now she's out she's started eating but now shes making herself sick after I told her that she needs help but she will not listen I don't know what to do she's my only friend and I have no one else and I love her and care about her but if I tell someone she's going to hate me and possibly start self harming again or overdose but if I don't she's going to get more worse and be back in hospital again I seriously don't know what to do this is driving me crazy I can't sleep properly and I really just don't know what to do I've almost lost her once and I just don't want that to happen again what should I do I'm soooo scared HELPPPPP�����%uDE 25

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replied June 17th, 2016
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Hello and welcome

Your concern is appreciated

If your friend is not eating to the extent that she needs hospital admission then she is probably going to need help because it seems that she may has anorexia nervosa which is type of eating disorder or emotional disorder in which patient refuses to eat may has distorted body image. She may be upset with you by telling or making her to take help of professional but thats what best for her and thats how you can help her. You can definately give her support her talk to her about the situation of her health and you can make her understand your friend because she will need that and most inportantly she will need immense support from friends.

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