Anyone can develop an eating disorder, regardless of age, sex, cultural or racial background. Eating disorders include anorexia, bulimia, compulsive eating and binge eating. If you think you or a friend may have a problem with food or would like more information we have some useful links within this section.
BEAT provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders. They help people understand why they may have an eating disorder, offer a range of resources and ways to gain support and advice. They run an online community that provides people with a place to share experience and, support and work towards recovery.
Mind have an informative booklet called ‘Understanding Eating Problems’.