Partners and Helpful ServicesLucy Robinson2022-01-10T15:37:32+00:00
We understand how difficult it can be to live with an eating disorder and understand the importance of finding the right treatment. Working closely with our service users and partners, we’ve compiled a list of organisations and other resources for additional support and guidance whilst in recovery.
For help and support…
The MeeToo app allows you to talk anonymously about difficult things with other people of a similar age or experience. You can get help and ask questions in confidence or use your experiences to help others. The app is a safe space where all posts and replies are checked before going live and you can even submit art, poetry and stories to support 50,000 young people.
Happy Space is a mental wellbeing charity, dedicated to helping students ask and answer the question “Why don’t I feel okay?”. They aim to provide students with a wellbeing toolkit in order to help protect the minds of a future generation.
Bridge the Gap
Bridge the Gap are a C.I.C dedicated to improving the mental health of children, parents and teachers in Derby City and beyond. They have a wealth of resources available on their website where you can also learn more about the in-person support and the services they offer.
Eating Disorder Support App
The Eating Disorder Support App enables people with disordered eating and eating disorders, and people close to them, to find useful information, self-care tips and links to support – all in one place.
Hub of Hope
The Hub of Hope is the UK’s leading mental health support database provided by national mental health charity, Chasing the Stigma. It brings local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services together in one place for the first time.
Counselling Directory is a comprehensive online resource and counsellor database. It supplies the full profiles of qualified counsellors and psychotherapists, detailing each of their specialisms, the fees they charge and background information as to the kind of person they are.
ARFID Awareness UK
ARFID Awareness UK are dedicated to raising awareness and furthering information about Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. They work to provide individuals, parents, carers and medical professionals with up-to-date relevant information, research and support.
Harmless is an organisation who works to address and overcome issues related to self-harm and suicide. With those with lived experience at the heart and the helm of the service they deliver support, information, training and consultation to cover all aspects of need under this broad suicide prevention agenda.
R;pple is a new online tool and browser extension that can recognise harmful web searches and intervene to help prevent individuals from deciding to take their own life.
The aim is to reduce exposure to harmful online content relating to Self-harm and Suicide through a visual page display and keyword configuration to encourage mental health support and awareness.
StayAlive is a confidential app and a pocket suicide prevention resource packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.
F.E.A.S.T. is an International non-profit organization of and for caregivers of loved ones suffering from eating disorders. Their mission is to support caregivers by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment, and advocating for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders.
PANS PANDAS UK
The charity was originally created in order to raise awareness and understanding of PANS and PANDAS amongst the general public and medical professionals, working closely with a Network of Doctors in order to ensure better diagnosis and early effective treatment for those suffering with these little understood but life changing conditions.
FREED is a service designed to give young people rapid access to specialised evidence-based treatment and support tailored to their needs.
Inspire Fitness Academy
Inspire Fitness Academy creates opportunities for all ages through sport, fitness, health, and education through partnerships, digital & in-person classes as well as events. They seek to support individuals who are living with mental health conditions, including body image & eating difficulties.
The MyoMinds Podcast is here is to demystify mental health and make sharing mainstream within the exercising community through collecting and sharing real stories and personal experiences.
Full of Beans Podcast
The Full of Beans podcast, hosted by Han (ANutr) is on a mission to reduce eating disorder stigma and increase ED awareness. There is a new episode and conversation each week with a range of individuals and professionals who are all working to increase the understanding of eating disorders.
Hungry for Words
The Hungry for Words project focuses on the problems and perspectives of articulating, communicating and understanding anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders affecting boys and men.
.Dawn is a fully illustrated workbook, journal and online support system for people in eating disorder recovery. By combining workbook exercises, expert therapeutic advice and the support of a safe online community, creative Eleanor Loseby hopes to address the gap in some current treatment plans while allowing a space for people to work through difficult emotions.
Centre for Social Futures
Centre of Social Futures exist to carry out world-leading research into social and cultural dimensions of mental health conditions, as well as acknowledge the valuable role that social and cultural approaches can play in mental health care provision.
The Compassionate Mind Foundation
The Compassionate Mind Foundation promotes an evolutionary and bio-psycho-social informed approach to compassion which now forms the basis of a psychotherapy (CFT) and Compassionate Mind Training.
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