This resource should not be used to replace in-person, or professional support. The intentions behind these guides were to inform, educate and inspire our service users and others to be more compassionate and help bring an end the stigma around body image. We hope that by reading this information provided, you will feel more comfortable with your body and be able to thoughtfully communicate how you are feeling, with the knowledge and tools to seek the necessary support for your difficulties.
As with all First Steps ED services, resources and projects, our aim is to offer hope, opportunity and choices to lives affected by eating difficulties and disorders. The content featured here is not intended to be a substitute for professional or clinical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
First Steps ED is not a crisis line. If you need additional support, please contact any of the following organisations available 24/7: NHS 111 service is for when someone needs medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. The Samaritans provide confidential emotional support to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings. Call 116 123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org