We are Anorexia
& Bulimia Care

ABC is a national UK eating disorders organisation with over 25 years of experience. We are passionate about people and recovery.

We provide on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders, those struggling personally and parents,families and friends. ABC works tirelessly to increase awareness and understanding of eating disorders through talks, training and campaigns for change.

In 2016:

We received 15,420 personal enquiries for help.

This a 50.4% increase in personal enquiries since 2015.

59,710 individuals accessed help from our online platforms.

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Parent and Carers On Line Community

Parent and Carers On Line Community

To get you talking to other parents and carers who are supporting someone who is battling an eating disorder. To share and support each other as you build an online community network. There is also a live chat opportunity.

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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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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 them 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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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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“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