Early Help

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders has the highest mortality rate of mental health disorders - early identification is curial to get the correct help for the child or young person before it escalates.

Please make sure if you have concerns contact the GP on first instance, giving observations and changes. Height and weight are key important details

If you are a school - speak with parents, school nurse

Early Intervention - Beat (beateatingdisorders.org.uk)

 Support and help around Eating disorders can be accessed 

Helplines - Eating Disorder Helpline | Beat

Adult email support is open to anyone over 18:

Studentline email support is open to all students: 

Youthline email support is open to anyone under 18: 


Further reading

Eva Musby - YouTube  and information related to her book   "Anorexia and other eating disorders: how to help your child eat well and be well"

Overview – Eating disorders - NHS (www.nhs.uk)