Beat is an eating disorder charity which aims to improve treatments and services. It aims to change how eating disorders are thought and talked about, and help people believe eating disorders can be overcome.
Information and support can be accessed via phone, email, text, online message boards and online support groups. Beat also runs specific projects and provides expert training to health and social care professionals and schools.
Please call their helpline on 0808 801 0677. Lines are open from 9am – midnight weekdays, and 4pm–midnight on weekends and bank holidays.
Boys Get Anorexia Too aims to provide support, comfort, information and advice for anyone who is concerned about a man’s eating and/or exercise patterns. Important information is available about the nature of eating disorders and the signs to be aware of. There is also first-hand experience from men who have had eating disorders.
Eating Disorder Expert provides a wealth of information regarding the causes, diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. The website also provides a range of useful and practical advice.
Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders is an international organization of caregivers of eating disorder patients. FEAST helps families affected by eating disorders by providing a range of information and mutual support.
The organization is run by volunteers. It promotes evidence-based treatment and advocates for research and education to help people suffering with eating disorders.
This charity supports men who have been affected by eating disorders. Its run by men with eating disorders, and also aims to support their families and carers. MalevoiceED aims to increase awareness of eating disorders in men and to increase knowledge and understanding.
The National Centre for Eating Disorders believes in effective support for people affected by eating disorders. This is achieved via personal, telephone and Skype counselling, professional training courses. There is also support and advice for carers and friends available, and a network of counsellors and psychotherapists.
SEED is a voluntary organisation of people with first-hand experience of eating disorders. They aim to support others who are sharing the same experiences.
Support services available include drop-in support, buddy schemes, workshops and online resources.
talkED supports people who are affected by eating disorders. This organisation provides a wealth of information for people suffering with eating disorders. They also provide information for their family, friends, parents and carers. You can book in for 1:1 support calls and apply for their befriending services.