Eating Disorders & Body Issues
In this section you will find support for:
Information for parents about teenage body image issues.
Support information for those affected by Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
Beat offer support for all eating disorders including anorexia and compulsive overeating.
All Beat helplines: (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 12 midnight, weekends & bank holidays 4pm- 12 midnight)
England: 0808 801 0677
Scotland: 0808 801 0432
Wales: 0808 801 0433
Northern Ireland: 0808 801 0434
Supports families in Northern Ireland affected by eating disorders. They advise and equip family members to help them aid their loved ones recovery.
Online support for those living with an eating disorder, whether your someone struggling with the illness or caring for someone else.
Young Minds provide support on a range of mental health issues for young people up to the age of 25, and their families.
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30 -4pm)
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - CAMHS
Information about mental health services for children and young people.
NHS – Weight Loss Surgery
NHS information on weight loss or bariatric surgery.
Supporting compulsive eaters, local groups are listed online.
NHS information on healthy eating.
NHS - child health
Information on child health and maintaining a healthy weight.
British Nutrition Foundation - BNF
BNF provide advice about nutrition.
Weight Concern offer information on health for anyone overweight or suffering obesity.
NHS support helping families eat better and move more.
Working with families to help babies and young children have a healthy start in life; aiming to prevent obesity.
Get Active – Northern Ireland
British Dietetic Association
Information on the work of dieticians and how they can help with a healthy lifestyle.
NHS – Obesity surgery
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/weight-loss-surgery/Pages/Introduction.aspx NHS information on weight loss or bariatric surgery.
NHS – Cosmetic Surgery
Information on availability of cosmetic surgery through the NHS.
Support information about living with diabetes, including online support for children and young people.
Helpline: 0345 123 2399 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am-5.45pm)
Database of registered dietitians, and a specialist group of The British Dietetic Association.