Eating disorders

Supporting someone with an eating disorder

Find answers to common questions about helping support a friend or loved one with an eating disorder, in this Q&A video.

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.
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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.

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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.

Drop-in sessions and support
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