They do this by:
Challenging the stereotypes and stigma that people with eating disorders face, campaigning for better services and treatment and providing information, support and encouragement to seek treatment and recovery.
They provide information and support through Helplines which people can call, text or email; online support including information, message boards and online support groups; and Helpfinder, an online directory of support services.
They also run specific projects.
Our Emotional Overeating project includes support groups for people who binge eat, compulsively overeat, feel they have emotional eating issues and are overweight or obese or struggling with their weight.
They provide expert Training and conferences, resources and consultancy to health and social care professionals and schools.
They support and encourage research into eating disorders and challenge stereotypes and stigma, increase understanding and campaign for better services and access to treatment.