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BEAT (National)

UK’s leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders, difficulties with food, weight and shape.


Advice, information and support for individuals who are struggling with an eating disorder or worried about the wellbeing of another.


Offer a youthline (see child and adolescent services) and an adult helpline.


Offer support groups online and via the telephone for individuals who are emotionally overeating (Contact details for Eve)

Youth Line 08088010711

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Examples of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia and compulsive eating.They are often an expression of deep emotional difficulties and low self esteem. Depression, disturbed sleep patterns, restlessness and disturbance of bodily functions are some of the effects of eating disorders.
Services which offer a helpline for providing support in a crisis and/or information and advice.