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Welcome to our Eating Problems self-help page. Here we explain eating problems, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. This section includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family
What are Eating Problems?
Eating problems are characterised by severe distress or concern about body weight or shape and irregular eating habits. The most common forms of eating problems are Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Bulimia Nervosa. It is estimated, that over 725,000 women and men in the UK are affected by these conditions
Click the leaflet below to find out about more about the types of eating problems, potential causes, self-help techniques, treatment and support available and what friends and family can do to help.
What do people who have experienced eating problems say about them?
Anorexia and Bulimia Care
Overview: Advice and support for anyone affected by an eating
Telephone: 03000 11 12 13
Overview: Provides information about what mindfulness is, how
to practice it, and details of local groups
Overview: Support and information for anyone affected by an
Telephone: 0845 634 1414
Overview: A support, online community for anyone affected by mental health
Men Get Eating Disorders Too
Overview: Information and support for men with eating problems
Overview: Offer support to anyone affected by eating problems
Telephone: 07000 784 985
NHS Choices – Eating Disorders
Overview: Information about eating disorders
"Eating Disorders - NHS Choices". Nhs.uk. N.p., 2016. Web. 10 Oct. 2016
"Eating Problems | Mind, The Mental Health Charity - Help For Mental Health Problems". Mind.org.uk. N.p., 2016. Web. 10 Oct. 2016
"Eating Disorders | Talking About Mental Health - Episode 11". YouTube. N.p., 2016. Web. 10 Oct. 2016