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Eating Disorders

Our Mental Health Advisors can help put support in place if you are experiencing difficulties relating to an eating disorder. If you want to read some further information on what an Eating Disorders is and how it might affect you, you can find that by clicking this link.

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms described, or if you are worried about your mental health, then please make an appointment to discuss with your GP as soon as possible.

Understandably there may be times when have more difficulty completing your studies due to the way you are feeling. There is support available to help you with this. If you find that your mental health is affecting you or your ability to study, please come to a drop in session at the Student Wellbeing Centre as soon as possible.

Drop in sessions:
Monday to Friday: 12.00pm to 2.00pm
Thursdays (term time only): 5.00pm to 7.00pm

Useful Links:

Eating disorder myth busters and personal blogshttp://studentmindsorg.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/eating-disorders-mythbusting-ii.html

B-eat is a UK eating disorder charityhttps://b-eat.co.uk/about-eating-disorders

Men Get Eating Disorders Too: Supporting men with eating disordershttp://mengetedstoo.co.uk/

Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust Eating Disorder Servicehttp://www.lpft.nhs.uk/our-services/adult-services/eating-disorders#.V6iPou_6ucw

Anorexia nervosa – Katie’s storyhttp://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Anorexia-nervosa/Pages/Realstorypg.aspx

Students Against Depression – Eating Disorder Personal Storieshttp://studentsagainstdepression.org/topics/eating-disorder/

Apps:

Our top App: ESC Student (Free) – Specifically tailored for young adults, this app provides information on both physical and mental health, offering self-help guidance and advice on when professional support is needed.

Recovery Record (Free) – Recovery Record is the smart companion for managing your journey to recovery from eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.

Rise Up + Recover (Free) – App for people who are struggling with food, dieting, exercise and body image.

Body Beautiful (79p) – Body Beautiful helps you develop a positive self-image and encourage true beauty with inspirational quotes, media articles, videos and tools.

Positive Body Image for Women (Free) – Positive Body Image for Women is a recorded Hypnosis audio album for women in need of body confidence and self-esteem.