Eating disorders

Supporting someone with an eating disorder

Common questions about helping support a friend or loved one with an eating disorder.
Watch the Student Minds Q&A

Mind: Talking about mental health

Shaista, Dave, Lilith and Olivia talk about their experience of eating problems such as anorexia, restrictive eating, binging and purging.
Watch the Mind video

Supporting men with eating disorders

If you are a male student with eating or food related issues you'd like support with, why not drop in to our monthly peer support group?

Where: Wellbeing Centre (blue door), Endsleigh Place.
When: 17:00 – 18:00, every last Thursday of the month.

This service is currently unavailable but will return at a later date.

Contact for more information. 


MaleVoicED is a charity which supports men with eating disorders, carers and families to get their voices heard.

Read more about the MaleVoicED charity

Online courses

  • MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults. Learn about eating disorders through this free training.


People often need professional treatment to recover from an eating disorder. We would recommend you to contact your GP to get support as soon as you can.