News & Research

Here we’ll keep you up to date with news from Beat, new developments in the field of eating disorders, and opportunities to take part in research. You can use the filters to find what you’re looking for.

‘Taking steps’ and raising funds for eating disorders

16/10/2017

Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, will be holding their first “Walk & Talk...

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‘We Can’ – Online skills training for carers

11/10/2017

The support a person with an eating disorder receives from family, partners and...

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National eating disorder charity asks employers for support and understanding on World Mental Health Day

National eating disorder charity asks employers for support and...

10/10/2017

The 10 October is World Mental Health Day, an international event that aims to e...

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Today is  World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day

10/10/2017

Today is World Mental Health Day, an international event that aims to encourage...

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Beat supports Charter for responsible reporting on mental health

Beat supports Charter for responsible reporting on mental health

10/10/2017

On World Mental Health Day, we’re pleased to support mental health campaigner Na...

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Our rebrand

06/10/2017

Since launching our new strategy in April 2016, Beat has changed significantly....

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"One of the best experiences I have ever had" – Read about ECED...

28/09/2017

I have always been the type of person who wants to learn about things I don’t un...

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Student whose eating disorder was misdiagnosed runs to give back

Student whose eating disorder was misdiagnosed runs to give back

18/09/2017

Olivia Ponsford, of Portsmouth, is running the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marat...

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Reflective functioning in people experiencing anorexia or bulimi...

14/09/2017

What is the purpose of the research? The purpose of this research is to und...

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We Can – A web-based intervention for carers of adults with anor...

01/09/2017

What is the purpose of the research? This study aims to investigate the effecti...

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​Eighty year old and late best friend’s grandson set to fly high to combat the stigma on eating disorders

​Eighty year old and late best friend’s grandson set to fly high...

31/08/2017

Fiona Try and Ben Melrose, will be jumping 10,000 feet from a plane to rais...

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Beat welcomes extra funding to help young people in Wales

Beat welcomes extra funding to help young people in Wales

16/08/2017

The Welsh Government today announced an additional £500,000 per year i...

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