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Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, today criticised the measures set out by the Government to address obesity. These measures include a weight loss app and the introduction of calorie labelling in restaurants, cafes and takeaways with more than 250 employees.

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

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

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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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Beat will be keeping its online support group The Sanctuary open for 26 hours straight as part of the 2.6 Challenge

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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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In the last few years, we’ve made huge changes to our Helpline services, increasing our hours, adding new ways to get in touch, creating more online support groups, and ensuring our Advisors are equipped to help with a greater range of issues.

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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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Beat has responded to the Scottish Government’s announcement of a national review of eating disorder services.

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