Parent guide to eating disorders

Eating disorders affect over 725,000 men and women in the UK and are especially prevalent among young people. The Priory’s guide provides parents with information about the two main types of eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa), as well as atypical eating disorders.

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Helpline and other contact details

Free helpline for family and friends of those who may be struggling with an eating disorder

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Anorexia and Bulimia Care helpline

Anorexia and Bulimia Care (ABC) is a national UK eating disorders organisation established in...

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Parent and carer's online community

Parent and carer's online community

This online community has been created to help and support you if you have a friend or someone in...

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Beat helpline

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. They are a champion, guide and friend to anyone affected...

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