BEAT is the UK’s eating disorder charity. The Beat website has information about different types of eating difficulties and advice about accessing support. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
They also offer their own support services including: a helpline, one-to-one webchat, and online support groups. Click here.
MIND, a UK charity “for better mental health”, offers an information and signposting service via their infoline (open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday):
Their website has a webchat service, videos and information specifically about eating problems. This includes possible causes, how you can access treatment and support, tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
CENTRE FOR CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS
Free online resources, self-help workbooks and numerous information sheets about different aspects of eating difficulties, including physical and emotional health. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
The website also has self-help resources relating to various other types of distress e.g. anxiety, low mood, sleep difficulties, low self-esteem. Click here.
THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS
Readable and well-researched information for anyone worried about themselves, a friend, or a relative. Information and advice around difficulties with restricted eating, purging and binge-eating. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Other online resources
Get self-help: Free self-help resources informed by Cognitive-behaviour Therapy, including specific information and advice about eating difficulties.
Living Life to the Full: “Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resiliency. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more.”
Overcoming: Access to overcoming series on-line information and details of self-help books and resources.
Samaritans: Click here or call 116 123 Information and support for people struggling with thoughts of ending their life.
Shout: “for support in a crisis”. Text Shout to 85258 for free 24/7 text support – available for times when people feel they need immediate support.