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10 October 2017

Today is World Mental Health Day

For 2017, the focus of World Mental Health Day is mental health in the workplace.

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10 October 2017

Beat supports Charter for responsible reporting on mental health

We’re pleased to support campaigner Natasha Devon in pushing for responsible reporting on mental illness through a new mental health Charter.

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6 October 2017

Our rebrand

This is a big change for Beat, and reflects our commitment to providing the best possible support to people who suffer from eating disorders.

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28 September 2017

"One of the best experiences I have ever had"

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

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16 August 2017

Beat welcomes extra funding to help young people in Wales

The Welsh Government today announced an additional £500,000 per year in funding to help young people with eating disorders as they turn 18.

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15 August 2017

Beat named Sainsbury’s Pound Lane new Local Charity Partner

​Sainsbury’s Pound Lane has announced that Beat will receive a year’s worth of fundraising and awareness support.

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15 August 2017

‘Taking steps’ to raise funds & awareness for eating disorders service

Beat are planning a sponsored walk along Norwich’s riverside to raise funds for its essential helplines and online support services.

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26 July 2017

Panorama highlights eating disorders among men & boys

Referee Nigel Owens presents BBC Panorama documentary highlighting the issue of eating disorders among men and boys.

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24 July 2017

Beat's Youthline named member of Child Helpline International

We’re delighted to announce that Beat’s Youthline has been approved as a full member of Child Helpline International!

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14 July 2017

To the Bone: Information for people with eating disorders and families

To the Bone is a Netflix originals film released on 14 July 2017. It follows the story of the main character, Ellen, who is 20 & diagnosed with anorexia.

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10 July 2017

Grant will help supporting local community’s mental health

Beat will receive £2,000 from Assura plc, based in Warrington, to improve health for people via the telephone and online support services.

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23 May 2017

NICE releases new guideline for eating disorders

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new guideline for the treatment of eating disorders for the first time since 2004.

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