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Coronavirus News news

1 June 2020

New message boards for those struggling with lockdown

Beat has launched a confidential message board space for anyone in need of help.

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12 November 2020

An update from Beat as we adjust to the second lockdown

As we adjust to increased restrictions again, Beat continues to respond to the coronavirus crisis and its impact on people with eating disorders.

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21 May 2020

Beat joins call for increased support

Beat has partnered with 30 other organisations to write an open letter to the government, calling for urgent steps to be taken to limit the effects of the pandemic.

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13 March 2020

UPDATE: Information on Coronavirus

In light of the coronavirus situation, we regret to announce the Eating Disorders International Conference, and Developing Dolphin courses and Spotting the Signs courses in March/April will not be taking place.

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6 July 2020

Beat Directors discuss COVID-19 crisis on Good Thinking podcast

Beat's Chief Executive Andrew Radford and Director of Services Caroline Price joined Dr. Richard Graham on the Good Thinking podcast to talk about the impact of coronavirus on people with eating disorders, Beat’s response to the crisis, and what changes we're planning for the future.

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8 April 2020

Coronavirus update: What we’ve done so far

In the past few weeks, a lot has changed at Beat as we’ve responded to the coronavirus crisis and adapted our Helpline services to provide the support people need.

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17 June 2020

Beat receives grant from Scottish Government to help its response to coronavirus

Beat has been awarded a grant by the Scottish Government to support eating disorder sufferers and their families in Scotland.

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