Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Further information about Eating Disorders - including help and resources for both sufferers and carers

Our new show Tell Me Anything deals with David's experience of caring for a girlfriend who had an eating disorder, when he was fifteen.  If you would like to know more about the issues raised in the show, or if you are affected by them yourself, we highly recommend the following websites and organisations.

This was fundamental to our understanding of the experience of being a carer. If you're going through something similar and looking for help, this website is the best place to start.

An international organisation of and for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from eating disorders by providing information and mutual support

An online community of parents of eating disorder patients around the world run by F.E.A.S.T. ATDT is a moderated forum that has connected and supported parents since 2004.

A series of short films and interviews, designed to help eating disorder sufferers, carers, family and friends, as well as healthcare and education professionals

An organisation run by Veronica Kamerling, whose daughters suffered from eating disorders.  Veronica now run the London Carers' Group, a self help group run by and for carers.

Information and help on all aspects of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, binge eating disorder and related eating disorders.

A charity that investigates supports academics and eating disorder practitioners in building, collecting and disseminating knowledge, research and evidence and which works to develop and establish tools to further the understanding of eating disorders.

Information and help on eating disorders for carers, sufferers and mental health workers. A website designed by June Alexander, an Australian writer, educator and public speaker on eating disorders and mental health issues.

Boys Get Anorexia Too & Men Get Eating Disorders Too
Information and resources for men or boys suffering from eating disorders and their carers.

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