Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses. Anyone, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or background, can develop one.
Learn more about eating disorders, including different diagnoses and how diagnosis works.
Learn about different diagnoses and what to be aware of if you think you or someone you know may have an eating disorder.
View our resources on eating disorders.
Eating disorders are often misunderstood. Here we address some of the misconceptions that surround these serious mental illnesses.
Studies suggest around 25% of people with eating disorders are male. There are many men who share your experience.
Unfortunately, a lot of content online about eating disorders is not helpful for recovery. Learn more about the dangers of "pro-ana" and "pro-mia" content and some positive alternatives.
We estimate that around 1.25 million people in the UK (1 in 50) have an eating disorder.
Learn more about existing eating disorder research findings and find out about current research studies.