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Eating disorders - Where to get help

This list offers links to resources online you can use to find more information and share your experiences.


beat – beating eating disorders - is the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families. Eating disorders are serious mental health illnesses affecting 1.6 million people in the UK. beat provides helplines and online support for adults and young people, plus training and development for professionals. beat's vision is simple - eating disorders will be beaten.

National Centre for Eating Disorders

Information on treatment, recovery and professional training courses and help with finding counselling.

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) is a carer-led national charity specialising in challenging behaviour associated with severe learning disabilities, including the eating disorder pica, in which people eat non-food items, such as dirt.

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Expert advice and patient leaflets on eating disorders from The Royal College of Psychiatrists.

WebMD Medical Reference

Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on September 19, 2016

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