In the UK, it is estimated 1.6 million people suffer with an eating disorder, and that men make up around a quarter of this number.
In the following radio documentary, I will be investigating whether there is enough support for men across the country.
I wanted to discover what needs to be implemented in making it easier for men to seek the support they require.
Eating disorders affect 1.6 million people across the country and has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. It is thought men make up a quarter of this number, but the figure cannot be accurately recorded. In this special documentary, ‘The Hunger for Support’, Jason Carter is investigating whether there is enough support for people across the country who are affected by the illness.
For more information and interviews with people not included in this documentary, please visit The Hunger for Support’s production blog.