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Helpline demand soars with 28% of new contacts noting coronavirus as a trigger

Demand for Beat's Helpline services in the past six months has increased by 97% compared to last year.

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Beat opens support group for 26 hours for 2.6 Challenge

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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Review finds Helpline has 'very positive impact' as demand rises

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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Beat responds to Scottish Government review

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

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Largest ever study of eating disorders launches in England

Researchers at King’s College London have launched the largest ever study into eating disorders with partners Beat and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) BioResource.

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New Helpline hub will support additional 18,000 people

Beat is delighted to announce that we’ve received funding to set up a Helpline hub to help more people affected by eating disorders.

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New advice to support those with eating disorders at Christmas

The NHS and leading eating disorder charity Beat have drawn up new guidance to help people of all ages suffering with an illness and their families cope over the festive season.

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EDIC keynote speakers announced!

We’ve announced the keynote speakers for 2020’s Eating Disorders International Conference! Will you be joining us in Glasgow on 18 and 19 March?

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General Election 2019: What the parties are saying

Most political parties have now published their manifestos, setting out their priorities, including for the NHS and mental health.

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Eating disorder treatment inaccessible to thousands of patients

Outpatient treatment for eating disorders, including intensive day or home-based treatment, could significantly reduce costs to the NHS and still be as effective as inpatient treatment .

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