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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.
The NHS has today for the first time indicated that waiting times targets could be introduced for adults with eating disorders in England.
Stereotypes about who gets an eating disorder are preventing BAME, LGBT+ and people from less affluent backgrounds from seeking and getting medical treatment, according to research.
We welcome Instagram’s recent increases in its security measures to protect users from content that promotes eating disorders.
The Triangle Project is so important because we know that when patients are in transition, the risk of relapse is very much heightened.
The Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething will today announce an additional £7 million of investment for children and young people’s mental health in Wales.
The Long Term Plan for the NHS is published, laying out the strategy for the NHS for the next ten years has been published.
Reacting to the figures, Beat’s Director of External Affairs Tom Quinn said, “There is increasing awareness that, contrary to stereotypes, eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that affect people of all genders and backgrounds.
NHS England today released waiting time statistics for children and young people referred for treatment for eating disorders, showing that nationally eating disorder services risk not meeting targets by 2021.
In September, hundreds of people came together for Beat’s Walk & Talk events in London and Manchester. But did you know you can organise your own Walk & Talk wherever you are in the UK?
During her degree, Jen brought the fight against eating disorders to her campus.