Eating Disorders

Beat Eating Disorders

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. They began life in 1989 as the first national charity for people with eating disorders because of a merger of two local charities. Called the Eating Disorders Association, they have grown and developed over time to become Beat.

Helpline: 0808 801 0677



Claire Jackson founded Caraline in February 1994 following the death of her dear friend Caraline from an eating disorder. Claire recognised a lack of support services, and promised Caraline that she would pioneer a confidential counselling and support service for people living with an eating disorder.

Telephone: 01582 457 474