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28 February 2022

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022

This week, 28 February - 6 March 2022, is Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW)
EDAW is a national, annual campaign that aims to educate people on the realities of eating disorders.
'I'm Supporting BEAT' social media asset

This year’s theme focuses on ensuring there is correct and adequate training on eating disorders available to health professionals. BEAT, the national eating disorder charity, are campaigning for all UK medical schools to introduce proper training.

To find out how you can get involved, visit the BEAT website >>

A Focus on Lived Experience of Disordered Eating

This #EatingDisordersAwarenessWeek2022, ELFT aims to raise awareness of eating disorders through the voices of our local service users, carers and staff who share their personal insights through writing and art to highlight their lived experience.

Help & Support for an Eating Disorder

If you or someone you know has been affected by any of the issues raised in the collection of pieces and you’d like to talk to someone, please call the BEAT helpline on 0808 801 0677.

You can also find out more information about disordered eating and sources of support at the BEAT website:

If you are struggling with disordered eating, please do not hesitate to reach out to your local GP or IAPT service who can help you with the first step on your recovery journey.

Other Ways You Can Get Involved

A Healthy London Partnership Communications Toolkit >>