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.


Largest ever study of eating disorders launches in England


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


General Election 2019: What the parties are saying


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


New Helpline hub will support additional 18,000 people


We’re delighted to announce that we’ve received funding to set up a Helpline hub...


Your Stories

“I feel very lucky to have found a support group"


My daughter was 15 years old when she was diagnosed with anorexia by a paediatri...


Be there for them when they need you


I struggle to understand exactly what it is like to have an eating disorder and...


The right support and information helps family understand


In September 2018, our 11-year-old son was diagnosed with anorexia, depression a...

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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