Body Image and Eating Disorders


You are never alone with your eating disorder. Beat are here to support people who have or are worried they have an eating disorder, as well as others affected, such as friends and family members. 


Eating Disorders Support

Eating Disorders Support is an organisation providing help and support to anyone affected by an eating problem such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder. It also provides help for those who are caring for or supporting someone with an eating disorder.



Freederm has published a guide called “Teen Body Image And Self-esteem - A Practical Guide For Parents" 

It has plenty of valuable information such as:

  • Important teen body image and self-esteem topics, social media influences, and cyberbullying.
  • Advice for parents on how to talk to their teens about body image issues, setting a positive example, and looking out for warning signs of teen body dissatisfaction.
  • Tips and advice on diet, healthy sleep, hygiene, exercise, and mental well-being that helps contribute to developing positive body image.
  • Information for seeking professional help (if needed) and links to other trusted sources.