Here are some other organisations in the UK that can offer advice, information and support.
NHS Urgent Mental Health Helpline: available 24 hours a day (England only). Find your local helpline.
Shout Mental Health Crisis Text Service: text “SHOUT” to 85258 anytime for free, anonymous, and confidential text support.
CALM: prevention of suicide, in men and women. Call 0800 58 58 58 or webchat, 5pm-midnight 365 days a year.
Young Minds Crisis Messenger: text “YM” to 85258 (if under 19) anytime for free, anonymous, and confidential text support.
Childline: call Childline on 0800 1111 (if under 19), 7.30am-3.30am Monday-Friday, 9am-3.30am Saturday-Sunday, the number will not appear on the phone bill.
Other Eating Disorder Charities
Offers a national eating disorder helpline 365 days per year (9am-8pm weekdays, 4pm-8pm weekends and bank holidays).
Main Helpline: 0808 801 0677
Youthline: 0808 801 0711
Studentline: 0808 801 0811
Male Voice ED
A charity providing a platform for male narratives around eating disorders and co-morbid conditions.
Apps, information and resources supporting teenage mental health (including eating disorders).
Provides tools for eating disorder recovery and training for those who work in areas where they are likely to encounter people with eating disorders, for example education, health, and youth work.
England – North
Eating Distress North East
Previously known as NIWE. Provides independent confidential services to people affected by eating distress across the North East of England.
Support for those affected by eating disorders in Preston and North West England based on Christian values.
Eating disorder support and services in the South Yorkshire region.
England – Midlands
First Steps ED
For children and their families, young people, and adults affected by eating difficulties and disorders.
England – East
Counselling for people with mild to moderate eating disorders in Norfolk.
Personalised eating disorder support in Peterborough.
North East Eating Disorders Support (Scotland)
A self help group with lived experience facilitators for adults challenged by eating disorders and their carers. Offers monthly group support in Aberdeen.
Volunteer-led peer support groups and befriending in Scotland.
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