Do You Have an Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses. Boys, girls, men, and women from all backgrounds and ethnic groups can be affected by eating disorders.

Supporting Somebody With an Eating Disorder

If you’re worried about someone then it’s important to encourage them to seek treatment as quickly as possible to ensure the best chance of recovery.

News

Number of boys admitted to hospital for eating disorders doubles

23/11/2018

NHS figures revealed today by the BBC show that the number of boys admitted to h...

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NHS loses momentum on eating disorder waiting times targets

08/11/2018

NHS England today released waiting time statistics for children and young people...

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“Don’t hesitate… just do it”: Fundraiser Noor on her Walk & Talk

17/10/2018

In September, hundreds of people came together for Beat’s Walk & Talk events in...

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Your Stories

I can't eat

30/11/2018

I can't eat I'm not hungryI can't eat I feel sickI can't eat I'm too busyThe exc...

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Amberlie artwork

Recovery has no time limit

28/11/2018

2018 is going to be an amazing year. That’s what I thought back in January. I h...

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And one day, just like that, I took my life back

26/11/2018

I guess my eating disorder began pretty generically. I had booked a girls’ holid...

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Going to the Doctor

It’s very important to access treatment as early as possible, as earlier treatment means a greater chance of fully recovering from your eating disorder.

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HelpFinder

Search HelpFinder, Beat's directory of eating disorder services. Listings include NHS centres, counsellors, therapists, private clinics & support groups near you.

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Beat on the Ground

Beat on the Ground is a new approach to tackling eating disorders in your area, equipping healthcare and education professionals, and empowering those affected.

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