Local organisations and support groups

East Anglia

Eating Matters (Norfolk Eating Disorders Association)– A charity based in Norwich that provides a safe and comfortable environment for anyone in over 16 years old in Norfolk who suffers from anorexia, bulimia, compulsive or binge eating disorder, or related issues. Tel: 01603 767062 (Helpline) Email: eatingmatterseast@gmail.com 



Eating Disorders SupportAn organisation providing help and support to anyone affected by an eating problem such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder. It also provides help for those who are caring for, or supporting someone with an eating disorder. Phone: 01494 793223 Email: support@eatingdisorderssupport.co.uk

North London Eating Disorders Support – A North London Eating Disorders self help and support group for men and women aged 18+ who are affected with eating disorders of any kind. You do not have to be in treatment to come. This group is part of the Beat Self Help NetworkEmail: northlondongroup@aol.com

BalancED MK – A community organisation based in Milton Keynes that offers support groups. Phone: 01908 231131



First Steps DerbyshireFirst steps provide support to people all over Derbyshire and the surrounding areas who are affected by eating difficulties and disorders; this includes parents, partners and families.   Phone: 01332 367571 / 075250556373 (evenings and weekends) Email: info@firststepsderby.co.uk



Fighting Eating DisordersFED is based in York provides peer support services and also offer workshops and courses (such as relaxation,cooking,mindfulness,yoga etc). Tel: and phone 07515701734 Email: fightingeds@yahoo.co.uk

Seed Eating Disorder Support Services – SEED provides support to anyone affected by eating disorders in the Hull and East Yorkshire.  Tel: 01482 718120 Email: info@seedeatingdisorders.co.uk

South Yorkshire Eating Disorders Association – SYEDA provide information and advice and run support services for people with eating disorders and their carers in the Sheffield area.  Tel: 0114 2728855



NIWE Eating Distress Service – NIWE aims to provide support to all those in North East England whose lives are affected by eating distress, or eating disorders. They do this by providing a range of services including a telephone help line, group support, introductory meetings, information and training.  Phone: 0191 221 0233 Email: enquiries@niwe.org.uk



SEED Self Help and Support Group – SEED provides a support group and drop-in service for people affected by eating disorders in the Preston area. Phone: 07949 714417 or 07719 987341

Talking Eating Disorders – TEDS provides a monthly support group for people affected by eating disorders in the Liverpool area.


Northern Ireland

Adapt Eating Distress – ADAPT provides help and support to people with eating distress as well as their friends and family through self help/support groups.  Phone: 028 3834 7535

Eating Disorders Association (NI) – EDANI offers support and advice to people who are affected by Anorexia, Bulimia or Binge Eating Disorder. EDANI also offer a 24 hour telephone support service and support groups monthly. Phone: 028 9023 5959

The Laurence Trust –  A new charity that provides support to men living with eating disorders; promote the mental health and physical wellbeing to families with men living with an Eating disorder.



Gerbera Eating Disorders Service (GEDS) - A support group that offers informal peer led support group for people affected by difficulties with food, eating and body image in Glasgow and surrounding areas.  Email: geds.team@gmail.com

Men and Boys Exercise and Eating Disorders Service Scotland (MBEEDS) – A  new national charity that provides  support males with exercise and eating disorders in Scotland.

North-east Eating Disorders Support ScotlandNEEDS provides information and support to anyone affected by eating disorders in the Aberdeen area.  Phone: 01224 557672

No Bodies Perfect – (Foremely Positive Steps Glasgow) – A local group that provides support to anyone affected by eating disorders. They also welcome carers and family members. Email: info@nbp-eating-disorders.co.uk



I*eat –A Bournemouth based organisation that provides support to sufferers and carers They run a weekly drop-in and support group as well as offer counselling and befriending services.



 Tonbridge Eating Disorders Support Group for Carers – Based in Tonbridge and Sevenoaks this group is run by carers for carers of anyone affected by an eating disorder. The Carers Group usually meets on the last Wednesday of the month at Tonbridge School but please call or check the website first as sometimes the dates have to be changed. Regular Carers Workshops based on the New Maudsley method are run in Sevenoaks. This group is part of the Beat Self Help Network and works very closely with the eating disorder research team at the Maudsley. Phone: 07887 840470 E:mail jenny@eda-westkent.org.uk



No To Eating Disorders – NoTED provides support, advice and information to and for children and young people either living or concerned with eating disorders.

Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders AssociationSWEDA provides support to those affected by eating disorders in the Somerset area. They run support groups for both sufferers and carers.  Phone: 01458 448600 Email: support@swedauk.org



EDIT Bangor – EDIT Bangor provides a self help group for anyone affected by eating disorders. They are affiliated to the Beat Self-help network. Phone: Emma on 07514400213 on Mondays between 6 and 7pm or Izzy on 07541291289 on Thursdays between 7 and 9pm. Email: edit.bangor@hotmail.co.uk


'Men Get Eating Disorders Too' is a registered charity in England and Wales no. 1139351.

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