Eating Disorder Awareness Week - 28th February - 5th March 2024
An eating disorder is a mental health condition where you use the control of food to cope with feelings and other situations.
Unhealthy eating behaviours may include;
Eating too much or too little
Worrying about your weight or the way you look
Anyone can get an eating disorder, it is most common within teenagers and young adults. With treatment most people can recover from an eating disorder.
If you feel that you or someone you know may be struggling with an eating disorder help is available. Get in touch with your GP as soon as possible, they can refer you to an eating disorder specialist.
You can also talk in confidence to an advisor from an eating disorders charity, BEAT by calling the Beat helpline on 0808 801 0677.
Social Prescribers New Services - CYP and Frailty.
Telford Mind are now offering their social prescribing services to Children and young people and also for those who are suffering with frailty. They can provide support with social, physical and mental wellbeing issues. If you feel you may benefit from the services they offer please contact one of the admin/reception team for referral.