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. 

Our telephone helplines are open from 9:30-5.30pm Monday-Friday. 

In 2017 we received:

14,485 personal enquiries for help via our email and telephone Helplines

Over 73,000 individuals accessed help from our online platforms

 



Parent and Carers Online Community

Parent and Carers Online Community

Peer to peer support for you in your caring role. Finding ways forward together.

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Network ED

Network ED

Resourcing professionals in primary care.

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Courses and Training

Courses and Training

Online courses for teachers, students, health and fitness professionals.

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Face to Face Support

Face to Face Support

A free weekly drop-in for support and information for anyone with or without a formal eating disorder diagnosis.

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ABC Ambassadors

ABC Ambassadors

Passionate about raising awareness of eating disorders, our team of volunteers support and represent ABC.

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https://t.co/f9NlcG53IB“People assume when you have an eating disorder you look skeletal, but I was never like that… https://t.co/THJbUt1bI9

Date Posted 21.02.2019

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Come and see us on Thursdays in central #Bath where Julie from our support team, and our volunteers, will be availa… https://t.co/qLAJ1my1EK

Date Posted 21.02.2019

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Researchers from the University of Surrey and Birckbeck would like people with T1D to take part in a study looking… https://t.co/rHKkrtOIV2

Date Posted 20.02.2019

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The #FastTrackToHealth study is about to start in Australia. It involves severely limiting teenagers' calorie intak… https://t.co/A471yNaSYP

Date Posted 19.02.2019

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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