Resources

Websites

The UK’s leading eating disorder charity. Provides information and support for people with Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorder. 

The Centre for Clinical Interventions provides gold-standard self-help resources for eating disorders and body image as well as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, panic, sleep, distress tolerance and more.

PEACE is a Pathway for Eating disorders and Autism developed from Clinical Experience. Their website provides psycho-education and information on adapting eating disorder treatment for those with ASC. 

FREED is First Episode Rapid Early Intervention for Eating Disorders. The website details information about the early intervention pathway for people aged 16-25 and provides many helpful resources about eating disorders and recovery. 

Eva is the mum of a boy who had anorexia. She provides lots of practical advice (including meal times) and resources for parents and loved ones supporting someone with an eating disorder. 

A global forum for parents and loved ones for those affected by eating disorders. Provides support, resources and signposting for families. 

Books

Overcoming Binge Eating

by Chris Fairburn

The MANTRA workbook

By Ulrike Schmidt, Helen Startup, and Janet Treasure

Getting Better Bite by Bite

by Ulrike Schmidt, Janet Treasure, and June Alexander

Skills-based Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder

by Janet Treasure, Gráinne Smith, and Anna Crane

Crisis Support

Call 116 123. Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.

Text “SHOUT” to 85258 to contact the Shout Crisis Text Line, or text “YM” if you’re under 19

Get help out of hours. 111 will tell you the right place to get help if you need to see someone.

If you are in a mental health emergency then you can attend your local A&E to get urgent help.

NHS urgent mental health helplines are for people of all ages. You can call for: 24-hour advice and support, help to speak to a mental health professional and an assessment to help decide on the best course of care

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