Along with our helplines, Beat offers a range of services for people in England who may be supporting someone with an eating disorder.
Not sure if our services are available in your area? Use HelpFinder, our online directory, to find a list of our support programmes, NHS eating disorder services and other providers of eating disorder help available near you.
Harnessing Hope is an online carer skills workshop designed specifically for those supporting someone with an enduring eating disorder (one that has been consistently present for five or more years).
A free video based training workshop for anyone caring in a personal capacity for someone with an eating disorder. Along with others who are caring for someone with an eating disorder, you’ll learn new skills from an experienced eating disorder clinician.
Provides a working knowledge of eating disorders and how they impact the brain and influence your loved one’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviour.
Helps you look at what you can do practically to support your loved one - for example, stress management at mealtimes.
Compass is a coaching programme for carers of young people (aged 12-17) who have been recently diagnosed with an eating disorder (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and OSFED) and are yet to start treatment.
Endeavour is a carer support group for parents/carers of young people aged 5-15, with an ARFID (Avoidance or Restrictive Food Intake Disorder) diagnosis and/or displaying ARFID behaviours.
Nexus is a telephone support service available in London, East England and the North West of England for parents, siblings, partners, and others caring for a loved one who has an eating disorder.
Our resource pack for parents and carers is a comprehensive guide for those whose loved one has recently been diagnosed with an eating disorder.
Our dedicated helpline number and email address for people in England is free to call.
England: 0808 801 0677
Callers can call the confidential free phoneline or email for friendly, non-judgmental advice regarding an eating disorder or supporting someone with an eating disorder.