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Eating disorder assistance lacking in Ontario

Brooke Langman has spent much of her life trying not to become a statistic. “I was sick enough; my heart could have stopped beating at any moment,” she said. At 16, she attended the youth day program for eating disorders at Southlake Regional Health Centre (in Newmarket, Ont.), the only hospital in York Region to offer any sort of eating disorder program. She said she found the program ineffective.