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.


New eating disorder guidance urges better support for families a...


The UK’s eating disorder charity Beat has launched new guidance encouraging heal...

Welsh Government seeks views on draft mental health delivery plan

Welsh Government seeks views on draft mental health delivery pla...


The Welsh Government wants to hear your views on their draft ‘Together for Menta...

Scotland to write new best practice guidance

Scotland to write new best practice guidance


The Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN) has started the process of...


Your Stories

"I had a moment of sheer elation!" Three Peaks with Beat


Will you join us for the Three Peaks Challenge next year? Take part in this epic...


"I knew I had to do it!" Beat Big Jumper


Will you join The Big Jump on Saturday 5 October? Take part along with 60 other...


"Instead of directing anger at others, I directed it at myself"


My eating disorder, anorexia nervosa, started off in 2012 when I was at universi...

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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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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