This video provides viewers with an introduction to the eating disorder, Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID for short). The video will take viewers through the steps of identifying common behaviours and symptoms, the diagnostic procedure, and treatment options, all through the eyes of the 12-year old Noah. We would like to add a disclaimer that all characters and events in the animation are entirely fictitious and any resemblance to real life entities is purely coincidental. Moreover, this video is to be used for educational purposes only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice.
For more information and resources, you can visit the following websites:
- National Eating Disorder Information Center https://nedic.ca/
- Eating Disorders Association of Canada https://edac-atac.com/
- The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health https://www.camh.ca/
- Eating Disorders: Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention https://www.ocoped.ca/ED-PPEI