VIDEO: Local woman speaks about battle with anorexia


There is a lot of pressure to be thing, young and pretty. With so much information available on new diets, new workouts and the viral stories, the pursuit of perfection can become deadly.

It can become suicide.

Such was the case of a Mount Pleasant woman who said a battle with anorexia that nearly killed her began with compliments.

ABC News 4's Ashley Blackstone has the story in the video above.

This story is one of several in our one-hour special on mental illness and suicides. To view, CLICK HERE.

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