Eating Disorders

Information for Young People

Information and Advice about Eating Disorders – – This site was created with the help of young people. There are posts, videos, and blogs from young people coping with eating disorders and lots of practical help.

Young Minds – What is Bulimia? – Information about bulimia and help with how to cope.

Youth Health Talk – Young People’s Experiences – On this website young people talk about their experiences of living with, and recovering from, an eating disorder. Their experiences include different degrees of disordered eating, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, EDNOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), binge eating and ED-DMT1 (‘diabulimia’). We interviewed 10 men and 29 women for this project.

Can you tell if a friend has an Eating Disorder? – – A newspaper report talks about how hard it is to know if someone else has got a problem.

Information for Parents/Carers

Beat – Carers Forum – The Beat Carer’s Forum is an online community dedicated to carers, where you can find information and access support, talking to other people who have supported someone with an eating disorder.

Information about Eating Disorders – This fact sheet discusses the causes of eating disorders and how to recognise them, as well as giving advice on how to cope with a child or young person who has an eating disorder.

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