An eating disorder is when you have a difficult relationship with food. This could involve not eating enough, eating too much and thinking about your appearance and body negatively.
Here you can find factsheets, tips and information, worksheets, organisations, videos, apps, podcasts, videos, organisations and service in Edinburgh that can help you better understand eating disorders and support you on your way to recovery.
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Here are some factsheets that can help you better understand what eating disorders are, the causes and what support is available.
NHS Inform factsheets:
Tips and information
Here you will find tips and information if you have, or are supporting someone with an eating disorder.
Get Self-help’s section on eating disorders:
Here are some worksheets and activities you can try in your own time.
Resources from the Centre for Clinical Interventions
Organisations and services
Here is a list of UK wide organisations related to eating disorders:
If you are looking for local support, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you – iThrive Edinburgh service directory