A friend of mine died this weekend. She starved herself to death. She was not allowed to go to school for the past two weeks, after her lung collapsed. The doctors pulled her out of school since her BMI was 12. No, that's not a typo.
Her roommates tried talking to her, and getting help for her, but were unsuccessful. Her parents were on vacation for the past month and didn't return until Monday. Her roommates, who lived a floor below me last year and one of them dated my roommate, had planned to call them yesterday morning. Her parents still have the legal power to keep her in the hospital for treatment.
Unfortunately, she fell asleep watching tv sometime Saturday night. Her roommates walked downstairs and found her dead on the couch.