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    30 September 2015

    Alfie the Pug's Survival Guide for Carers

    Fundraiser Suzy once again gives a voice to Alfie the Pug - this time exploring the impact on parents and family members of those affected by eating disorders, and 10 tips to help you through.

  • 28 September 2015

    Have your say on new NICE transitions guidelines

    We have created a survey to ensure the views of those affected by eating disorders and their carers can be considered in the consultation on new draft NICE guidelines for transitions from children's to adults' Services

  • 25 September 2015

    Beat supports the fundraising self-regulation review

    Beat's statement in response to Sir Stuart Etherington's report on the self-regulation of fundraising.

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    23 September 2015

    Ups and Downs: Moving and Staying Still

    Recovery can often feel like 'two steps forwards, one step back' says regular blogger Ali. Her message is to not be discouraged by life's ups and downs or compare yourself to others - walk your own path and keep your goal in mind.

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    10 September 2015

    Berwick-upon-Tweed to John O'Groats Cycle

    Following the passing of his sister Kerri-Anne in 2013, Fraser Mackenzie began cycling to help with his grief. He soon hatched the idea of a sponsored cycle to raise awareness of eating disorders and provide support for those affected and their families.

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    28 August 2015

    The Burdett Trust Project

    Jo Bruce joins Beat as Transitions Officer for the Burdett Trust Project, in partnership with NHS Lothian, providing online support for under-25s with an eating disorder experiencing transitions and training for professionals on best practice in this area

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    26 August 2015

    5 Things Never to Say to a Recovering Anorexic...

    ...and Some Positive Alternatives. Beat Trustee Dr Pooky Knightsmith Hesmondhalgh's blog post is likely to be invaluable for parents, partners, family members and friends of those affected by anorexia, to enable better understanding and communication.

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    24 August 2015

    Progress not Perfection - exhibition in support of Beat

    Daniela Raytchev, Beat's Selected Artist of the Year, shares her own struggles and invites you to her October exhibition 'Progress not Perfection' - a study of eating disorders and addictions featuring celebrity portraits including Gok Wan and Gail Porter

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    19 August 2015

    Eating Disorders Recovery: 11 ways to support a friend

    Beat Trustee Dr Pooky Knightsmith Hesmondhalgh, a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Specialist with expertise in practical strategies for supporting eating disorders in schools and other non-clinical settings, shares a recent post from her own blog.

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    14 August 2015

    Alfie the pug

    Fundraiser Suzy gives a voice to Alfie the pug - together they make a winning fundraising team. Alfie came into Suzy's daughter's life for a special reason: to help her overcome anorexia.