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"I knew I had to do it!" Beat Big Jumper

Take on The Big Jump together to help end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

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Wales Government seeks views on new national curriculum

The Welsh Government wants to hear your views on their draft national curriculum. It will outline what schools will be expected to include in their curricula from 2022 onwards.

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20th Anniversary of Scottish Parliament

2019 sees the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Scottish parliament and Beat have been working to ensure maximum positive engagement for our campaigners to engage with their MSPs.

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Guidance urges better support for families and carers

Beat has launched new guidance encouraging healthcare providers to ensure better support for families of people with eating disorders.

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Carer empowerment: a personal account of our ongoing journey

On 8 July 2019, the Victoria Derbyshire show discussed the state of eating disorder treatment and the importance of family empowerment. One parent whose daughter has been ill with anorexia for eight years shares her experience.

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Our Impact 2018-19

It’s your work that has made the results we’ve achieved this year possible. Many people have been moved by your stories and your determination to ensure that others don’t have to suffer in the same way that many of you have.

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Adult eating disorder services postcode lottery puts lives at risk

A new report published today shows that adults with eating disorders in some parts of England have to wait, on average, more than ten times longer for treatment than in other areas and face a postcode lottery.

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Beat thanks supporters for raising £742,413

On behalf of Beat and its service users, we would like to say a big thank you to our fantastic fundraisers and donors for raising £742,413 over the past year.

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Want to be a Digital Volunteer for Beat?

I have been a digital volunteer for Beat for just over six months now and I can honestly say it is one of the most amazing things that I have ever done.

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Happy Volunteers' Week from all at Beat!

This week is Volunteers' Week! We’re delighted to take the next few days to recognise the fantastic work of all of the people who so generously give their time to Beat.

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Mental Health Awareness Week highlights body image issues

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 13th – 19th May, with the Mental Health Foundation highlighting the struggles people experience with body image and the risk factor this can present for mental health issues.

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New eating disorder waiting times targets could urgently help adult sufferers

The NHS has today for the first time indicated that waiting times targets could be introduced for adults with eating disorders in England.

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