Social Media for Good - Laura - Eating Disorder Awareness Week

  • ‘Social Media for Good’ is the second podcast series brought to you by Sync NI, in which journalist Niamh Campbell talks with people across Northern Ireland that are using their social media platforms to inspire, motivate and spread positivity.

    As it was National Eating Disorder Week in the UK (2-8 March 2020) Niamh spoke with Laura, a now avid amateur boxer who herself has struggled with bulimia.

    Originally from Germany, Laura currently resides in Belfast and uses her Instagram (@laurah_hits) to spread awareness and information about eating disorders.

    The podcast is also available on Spotify here.

    If you are struggling with an eating disorder, or knows os someone that is, help can be find through charities such as the Eating Disorders Association NI, Beat Eating Disorders and other organisations we have discussed in this episode. First and foremost, if you are suffering, make sure you seek professional help through your GP or another trusted health professional.

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    Niamh is a Sync NI writer with a previous background of working in FinTech and financial crime. She has a special interest in sports and emerging technologies. To connect with Niamh, feel free to send her an email or connect on Twitter.

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