Woman battling anorexia getting help from Thalia House

Woman battling anorexia getting help from Thalia House


HE HAS THAT STORY.>>IT WAS HORRIBLE. I WASN’T FULLY PRESENT IN MY
LIFE. ROB: BRANDI HASKINS BATTLES
ANOREXIA. SHE WAS LOSING WEIGHT, AND HAD
MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS.>>I WAS RESTRICTING
RELATIONSHIPS. I WAS ISOLATING MYSELF FROM
PEOPLE. I WAS JUST KIND OF IN MY OWN
LITTLE HOLE. ROB: BRANDI GOT HELP FROM THE
THALIA HOUSE, A LEAWOOD
ORGANIZATION WHERE WOMEN
BATTLING ANOXERIA AND OTHER
— ANOREXIA AND OTHER DISORDERS
LIVE AND RECEIVE TREATMENT.>>I FELT LIKE THEY WERE PUTTING
THEIR HAND DOWN IN THAT HOLE
THAT I WAS IN. THEY WERE DOING EVERYTHING THEY
COULD TO HELP ME. ROB: BRANDI ENCOURAGES OTHERS TO
REACH OUT, AND KNOW THERE ARE
RESOURCES OUT THERE.>>BRINGING IT OUT INTO THE
OPEN, I THINK, IS ESSENTIAL FOR
PEOPLE RECEIVING THE HELP THAT
THEY NEED. ROB: SHE ALSO HOPES THOSE
STRUGGLING KNOW THEY’RE NOT
ALONE.>>THAT COMMUNITY OF KNOWING
THAT YOU’RE NOT ALONE IS SO
ESSENTIAL TO HEALING. ROB: BRANDI IS NOW GETTING HER
MASTERS IN SOCIAL WORK AT K.U. AFTER GETTING HELP, SHE PLANS TO
SPEND HER LIFE HELPING OTHERS.>>IT’S VERY FREEING, TO BE OUT
OF THAT HOLE. I’M READY TO START MY LIFE
AGAI

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