We are Anorexia
& Bulimia Care

ABC is a national UK eating disorders organisation with over 25 years of experience.

We provide on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders. We support and care for those struggling personally and resource and equip parents, families, friends and professionals.

ABC works tirelessly to increase awareness and understanding of eating disorders through talks, training and campaigns for change. We are passionate about people and recovery.

In 2014:

Our helplines received 11,742 requests for help

We delivered personal, on-going support to 9,278 individuals via these helplines  

In addition, our Befrienders gave 3,550 hours of their time and lived experience to support those struggling 

With your support we can help even more in 2015. Click here to donate

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Training

Training

Training is a fundamental part of ABC's preventative work, equipping professionals with the tools to best support people struggling with eating disorders. It's through learning to recognise the signs, symptoms and causes of eating disorders that we can help prevent eating disorders from developing and claiming lives. 

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Working In Partnership

Working In Partnership

At ABC we believe that a joined-up approach to care and treatment results in the best support for people struggling with eating disorders and their families. We endorse this belief by working alongside organisations, services and companies to raise awareness and promote better understanding. 

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Get Connected

Get Connected

To keep updated with our work, campaigns and latest projects, you can connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and E-news. You can also become a part of our community via HealthUnlocked, the social network for health. 

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ABC Ambassadors

ABC Ambassadors

You are the people who enable us to support thousands of people and their families each year! If you're passionate about raising awareness of eating disorders and the work we do, we want to hear from you!

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ABC NEWS FEED

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AnorexiaBulimiaCare @ABC_Charity

@GemmaEdith86 Fantastic awareness, thank you!

Date Posted 25.08.2015

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An estimated half a million 10- and 12-year-olds are physically bullied at school. Children in England are particularly unhappy about their appearance, according to a study by the Children's Society....

Date Posted 19.08.2015

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AnorexiaBulimiaCare @ABC_Charity

BBC Wales reports 'Improvements needed in eating disorder care'. ABC's upcoming work in Wales is much needed. http://t.co/Lr8pANrKZ7

Date Posted 18.08.2015

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“For me recovery is about being out of your safe zone and feeling proud and liberated, forgetting the former shadow of yourself and re-inventing a new identity.”

Imogen, 25

“I never thought I would cope with my body changing during pregnancy but I’m stronger than I think I am and I’m so proud of what I’ve achieved.”

Kate, 32

“At the age of 57 I consider recovery a turning-point, enabling me to enjoy a full, active life which is no longer dominated by anxieties about food and weight.”

Olwen, 57

“You don’t have to be ready to recover, you just have to not want to spend one more day or one more hour or one more minute living like you are.”

Rachel, 41

“I've come a long way, to me recovery means freedom and being at peace with yourself. As you recover you start to feel real happiness - better than any you can get from starving or losing weight because it is REAL - and it's amazing.”

Maddy, 21

“To me, recovery is the effort each day towards a life where food is not an enemy, simply a nice accompaniment to a full lifestyle.”

Freya, 15