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

New NHS plan boosts young people’s services but adults need more...

08/01/2019

Today the Long Term Plan for the NHS is published, laying out the strategy for t...

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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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£7 million for mental health of under-18s in Wales should suppor...

14/01/2019

The Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething will today announce an additional £7 m...

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Your Stories

From Surviving to Thriving: Five Years On

16/01/2019

Let's rewind five years. A young girl, just 17, her bags packed, sat in the car...

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Taylor

"There is a life beyond sickness, and it is beautiful."

14/01/2019

Recovery. It evokes so many different emotions for different people. It may frig...

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Rachel and friend at Beat's Walk & Talk

10 ways I survived my first term at university

11/01/2019

Starting university is scary for anyone. New people, a new environment, possibly...

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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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