Do You Have an Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses. People of all ages, genders, ethnic groups and backgrounds can be affected.

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.

News

General Election 2019: What the parties are saying

27/11/2019

The General Election is an important opportunity to have your say over access to...

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New advice released to support those with eating disorders at Ch...

21/12/2019

The NHS and leading eating disorder charity Beat have drawn up new guidance to h...

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Beat’s response to ‘exercise calorie’ labelling

13/12/2019

Beat is urging caution in response to recently published research into food labe...

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Your Stories

Jade and Gizmo

"Great fun and filled with positivity!"

20/12/2019

To raise money for Beat, Jade organised a Dog Jog, a relaxed run for people of a...

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"It was so wonderful to work towards a goal bigger than myself"

20/12/2019

Siblings Izzie and Alex took on a Tough Mudder challenge in 2019 in aid of Beat...

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"I'd like to show people eating disorders come in all shapes an...

20/12/2019

Adam is running a Movie Quiz for Beat next year! We asked him some questions ab...

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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

Discover our new approach to tackling eating disorders in your area, equipping healthcare and education professionals, and empowering those affected.

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Training & CPD

Learn how to pick up on early signs of eating disorders, how to approach someone you’re concerned about, and what you can do to help them into the treatment they need.

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