If you are a food addict in today’s world then you have most likely tried everything. Sometimes it takes a long time to find out what works for you. It can be a long process of trial and error that may span decades. The important thing for you to realize is that there are many food addicts in the world. At your workplace, in your community, at your church, and at your school. Many people struggle with this condition. Addiction to food is real but recovery is possible! There is so much support for a food addict today.
No matter how long you have tried to manage your food addiction, whether you are just starting out on your journey or if you have been dealing with this for decades, the important thing is to keep going back to what works. Only you know what that is. Each person is different and for many, it takes a trial and error approach. And sometimes its a process to get to the place where enough is enough! There are a number of resources for you to try and experiment with. The important thing is that you start. And if you have already started this journey then it’s important that you continue to build your life around arresting your food addiction.Below are many resources for you to explore. FAI had compiled information that will support you on this journey.
The following resources found throughout our website are a great place to start. Learn more about what food addiction is, the different stages of food addiction, and try one of 3 assessments. Understand the difference between a normal eater, emotional eater, and a food addict and see what supports are best for each one.
There are a number of peer group and professional support options to help food addicts. Peer support groups and professional treatment options are found in your local communities, online, or on the phone. If you are in a place in your personal life where you think inpatient treatment is what you need then explore your options.