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 Someone With an Eating Disorder

If you know somebody who has an eating disorder or who you think might have an eating disorder, Beat can help. 

Going to the Doctor

Find out how to approach your GP about an eating disorder and take the first step to treatment.

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Downloadable Resources

Search our resources for information on eating disorders. Available for download or ordering.

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Helpline Review

In the last few years, we’ve made huge changes to our Helpline services. To continue to improve the services we provide, we asked independent organisation Fiveways to evaluate the Helpline. 

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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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News

Beat joins call for increased support

21/05/2020

The coronavirus pandemic is sadly likely to have an impact on young people’s men...

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Beat opens support group for 26 hours for 2.6 Challenge

24/04/2020

Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, will be keeping its online support group...

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Coronavirus update: What we’ve done so far

08/04/2020

In the past few weeks, a lot has changed at Beat as we’ve responded to the coron...

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Your Stories

Touching the Stars: My Experience of ASC and Anorexia

29/05/2020

I’ve been living with anorexia for around two and a half years. Before that, I h...

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An Atypical Anorexia Sufferer Visits the Supermarket

27/05/2020

These two posts, written two years apart, show how Mel managed to overcome a lot...

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Sending 26 letters to those suffering with an eating disorder

26/05/2020

The 2.6 Challenge, set up in response to the increased pressure on charities’ fu...

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