Eating Disorders

NATIONAL

Anorexia and Bulimia Care (ABC)

Saville Court, 10-11 Saville Place, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4EJ

Support line: 03000 11 12 13 Option 1

Family & friends: 03000 11 12 13 - Option 2

Office and general enquiries: 03000 11 12 13 - Option 3

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www.anorexiabulimiacare.org.uk

A national charity with a Christian foundation working to support all those who struggle because of eating disorders, and related problems.  Staffed mainly by recovered sufferers.

Beat (Working name of the Eating Disorders Association) 

103 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich NR1 1DW 

Adult Helpline 0345 634 1414 

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Youthline: 0345 634 7650/ Text: 07786 20 18 20

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www.b-eat.co.uk

Beat provides information and help on all aspects of eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and related eating disorders.  It provides information on local sources of help.

Overeaters Anonymous Great Britain (OAGB)

OAGB Ltd., 483 Green Lanes, London, N13 4BS

Tel: 07000 784 985
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www.oagb.org.uk

Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating. We welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees for members; we are self-supporting through our own contributions, neither soliciting nor accepting outside donations. OA is not affiliated with any public or private organization, political movement, ideology or religious doctrine; we take no position on outside issues. Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive overeating and to carry this message of recovery to those who still suffer.

YoungMinds

Suite 11, Baden Place, Crosby Row, London, SE1 1YW

Tel: 020 7089 5050

Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544

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www.youngminds.org.uk

Young Minds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowering their parents and carers.

Hypnotherapy Directory

Building 3, Riverside Way, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3YL

Tel: 0844 8030 242
www.hypnotherapy-directory.org.uk

The purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge hypnotherapy support network, enabling those in distress to find a hypnotherapist close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will provide those seeking support with all the information they need. Every hypnotherapist on the site who has submitted their profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to us, or is registered with a professional body with recognised codes of ethics and practice, this way we can be assured of their professionalism.

UK & Ireland Directory of Counselling and Psychotherapy

http://counsellor.directory/cgi-bin/index.pl

Non-profit making on-line directory of therapists, representing low-cost and free counselling services in the UK.  All services have been checked and state that they follow the ethical code of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

SCOTLAND

Aberdeen: ACIS Centre
1 Alford Place, Aberdeen AB10 1YD

Tel: 01224 573892

http://www.mha.uk.net/acis/

Eating Disorder Service - NHS Grampian  

Managed Clinical Network for Eating Disorders, South Lodge, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Cornhill Road, ABERDEEN AB25 2ZH

Tel: 01224 557392

Website: http://www.nhsgrampian.org/nhsgrampian/EDSnew.jsp?pContentID=4108&p_applic=CCC&p_service=Content.show&

This service is based at Royal Cornhill Hospital and provides specialist treatment, advice and education to sufferers over 18 years of age living in Grampian, Orkney and Shetland (peripheral clinic in Elgin). Referral by GP or other health professional.

North East Eating Disorder Support (NEEDS) Scotland  

Macrobin Centre, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen AB25 2ZH

Tel: 01224 557672

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www.needs-scotland.org

NEEDS Scotland offers support to anyone, including carers and families, suffering from eating disorders such as Anorexia and Bulimia.

ENGLAND

Chesham: Eating Disorders Support 
Sun House, 32 Church Street, Chesham HP5 1HU

Tel: 01494 793223

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www.eatingdisorderssupport.co.uk

Helpline for people with eating disorders and anyone concerned about them.  Information on help available locally, including self-help group in Amersham, support groups and local counsellors.

S.E.E.D Eating Disorder Support Services (formerly The Eating Disorder Support Group [Hull & East Yorkshire]) 

Tel/Fax: 01482 718130/ 01482 344084

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www.seedeatingdisorders.org.uk

Offer various support services, including buddy system, local self help groups and telephone advice.

NIWE (Northern Initiative on Women and Eating) Eating Distress Service

NIWE Eating Distress Service, The Old Post Office, 5 Pink Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 5DW

Tel: 0191 221 0233

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www.niwe.org.uk

Helpline for people experiencing problems around food, and for their families and professionals.  Helpline offers information and listening services.  One off face-to-face appointments for information on other support services available.  Group therapy for women aged 18+ with food problems.  Training and workshops.

Self Help Services
Zion Community Resource Centre, 339 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 4ZY
Helpline: 0300 003 7029
Tel:0161 226 6775; Fax: 0161 226 1096

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www.selfhelpservices.org.uk

The user-led mental health department of Big Life Services (a collection of social businesses and charities).  Have a range of client-led mental health support groups across North West England, including groups relating to alcohol issues, anger management, anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, depression, eating disorders, survivors groups, self harm, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender, and carers' groups.

NORTHERN IRELAND

Eating Disorders Association Northern Ireland

28 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FE

Tel: 028 9023 5959

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www.eatingdisordersni.co.uk

Advice and support for people with eating disorders and their families. Drop-in centre and support groups.

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

Bodywhys - The Eating Disorder Association of Ireland

PO Box 105, Blackrock, Co Dublin

Helpline: 1890 200 444; Tel: 01 283 4963

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www.bodywhys.ie

Helpline and other support and information for people affected by eating disorders.  National network of support groups in Dublin, Limerick, Carlow and Galway.  Bodywhys Connect provides online support via website.