A little love

Some love & support 

 As I had some beautiful souls reach out to me via Instagram at the beginning of From P to You, I thought I should share this helpful list by Mind Charity. My inbox is always open but the wonderful organisations below can offer you so much more than I can.

 

Student Minds

studentminds.org.uk/eating-disorder-groups
Details of campus-based support groups for students experiencing difficulties around food or body image.

Anorexia and Bulimia Care (ABC)

03000 11 12 13
parent helpline: Option 1
sufferer helpline: Option 2
self-harm helpline: Option 3
anorexiabulimiacare.org.uk

Provides advice and support to anyone affected by an eating problem.

Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice

aft.org.uk

Describes what family therapy is, and has a search facility to find a therapist in your area.

b-eat

adult helpline: 0808 801 0677
youthline: 0808 801 0711
b-eat.co.uk

Offers information on eating disorders and runs a supportive online community. Also provides a directory of support services at helpfinder.b-eat.co.uk

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

01611 705 4304
babcp.com

Provides details of accredited therapists.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

01455 883 300
bacp.co.uk Information about counselling and therapy. See sister website, itsgoodtotalk.org.uk, for details of local practitioners.

Elefriends

elefriends.org.uk Elefriends is a supportive online community run by Mind. Men Get Eating Disorders Too

mengetedstoo.co.uk

Information and support for men with eating problems. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

nice.org.uk

Produces clinical guidelines for the treatment and management of eating disorders.

Overeaters Anonymous Great Britain

oagb.org.uk

Runs local groups throughout the country.

Papyrus

0800 068 41 41
papyrus-uk.org
Provides information and support for anyone under 35 who is struggling with suicidal feelings, or anyone concerned about a young person who might be struggling.

Samaritans

116 123 (freephone)
jo@samaritans.org
samaritans.org
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
24-hour emotional support for anyone struggling to cope.

Tommy's

tommys.org
Midwife-led charity which provides information about eating problems in pregnancy.

YoungMinds

parent helpline: 0808 802 5544
youngminds.org.uk Information for both parents and young people.