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

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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Downloadable Resources

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

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Eating Disorders Genetic Initiative

We’re proud to support the Eating Disorders Genetic Initiative, which aims to increase our understanding of eating disorders and enable us to develop better treatment.

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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

New pledge in support of carers announced for EDAW

02/03/2020

The UK’s eating disorder charity, Beat, is calling on supporters to sign a new p...

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Largest ever study of eating disorders launches in England

26/02/2020

Researchers at King’s College London have launched the largest ever study into e...

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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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Your Stories

Make sure you are extra kind and patient with yourself

23/03/2020

"I can't imagine what it would be like if I were at my worst": a statement I fou...

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7 ways I’ll keep working towards recovery during the pandemic

19/03/2020

Like many of you, I too am battling an eating disorder during the Covid-19 pande...

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Recovery in the face of uncertainty

18/03/2020

These are hugely uncertain times we live in right now. It is hard to make sense...

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