Beating Eating Disorders (b-eat)

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Service summary

b-eat can provide a range of information and advice on all types of eating disorders, including:

- helplines
- message boards
- online support groups 
- local support groups
- special programmes based in London, Norfolk and Wales
- directory of where to find support
- volunteering opportunities
- training for professionals including schools and practitioners 

You can contact the helpline or look at the website whether you:
- want advice for yourself,
- are worried about a friend or family member,
- have any questions about eating disorders.

b-eat provides an adult helpline for those who have any queries about eating disorders.

Alternatively,  if you are concerned about a child or young person who may have an eating disorder, there is a dedicated helpline or call back service to offer support.

If you are a young person and would like to discuss eating disorders with someone at b-eat please contact 0845 634 7650.

Further information

Useful contacts:

- Helpline: 0845 634 1414 (available to anyone aged 18 or over including parents, teachers and concerned adults)
- Youthline: 0845 634 7650 (available to anyone aged 25 or under)
- Youthline text service: 07786 20 18 20
   (if you would like to arrange a call back, send the team a brief message with the words 'call back' and they will aim to respond to you within 24 hours and within the Youthline's standard office hours).
- Head office: 0300 123 3355
- Fundraising team: 01603 753 336 or email

There is also an online enquiry form which aims to answer general enquiries as soon as possible.

The page was last updated on 15 April 2015

Main address

Wensum House
103 Prince of Wales Road

Main telephone

0845 634 1414

Organisation email


Contact telephone

0845 634 7650

Contact email