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

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

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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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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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Beat welcomes the publication by NHS England of its first ever guidance setting out what patients and carers should be able to expect from adult eating disorder services.

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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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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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