We recognise that as a private service, our treatment isn’t always as accessible as we wish. We also acknowledge that finding the right treatment can be a challenge in itself, and there can be some frustration felt in that process.
Working closely with our clinicians, we’ve compiled a list of resources for additional support and guidance.
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Beat, Orri’s charity partner, is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Founded in 1989 as the Eating Disorders Association, their mission is to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.
Offering online support groups and helplines, Beat is a fantastic place to go for information and support about navigating recovery as a sufferer and carer. We are proud to be partnered with Beat.
First Steps was set up in 2004 by Founder, Cathy Cleary, as a way to provide non-judgemental support for people suffering with eating disorders living within the Derbyshire area. Today they support and deliver eating disorder services to people and families in the East Midlands.
The Recovery Club
The Recovery Club is a pro-recovery peer support space, designed to motivate, inform and share experiences of recovery. Everyone is welcome, whether you’re working through your own eating disorder recovery, feel confused about your relationship with food, or are curious about how to help a loved one.
Anorexia Bulimia Care
ABC is a national UK eating disorders organisation with over 30 years of experience. They are passionate about people and recovery. They provide on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders and eating distress, those struggling personally, and their parents/carers, partners, families and friends.
Full of Beans, Podcast
The Full of Beans podcast, hosted by Han (ANutr) (your favourite crazy bean) is on a mission to reduce eating disorder stigma and increase ED awareness. Kerrie Jones, Orri CEO & Founder, joined the podcast and discussed the individualised, stepped-down approach that Orri holds in treatment. Han and Kerrie talk about the importance of an individualised treatment plan, the research behind inpatient vs intensive day care treatment, and what makes Orri different. Listen to the episode here.
Project HEAL is a charity based in the US who works to opens door to eating disorder treatment for people experiencing systemic, insurance, and financial barriers to healing.
More-Love.org was founded in 2016 by Ginny Jones. It is an online resource that empowers parents to raise kids who are free from body hate, disordered eating, and eating disorders
Recovery Warriors is dedicated to boosting the emotional intelligence and resilience of people struggling with depression, anxiety and eating disorders. They believe that no matter what has happened to you, no matter how far you seem to be away from where you want to be, that with hope and the right support things will work out. The long road has a purpose. Your story has meaning.
F.E.A.S.T is a global community of parents and those who support parents in families affected by eating disorders.
“We know what it is to have a precious son or daughter develop an eating disorder. We have known the worry, the fear, the frustration. Many of us have seen our loved ones go from terribly unwell to robustly healthy. Some among us are supporting longtime sufferers who have not reached full recovery. And some of us have lost our beloved children to their illnesses, through permanent estrangement or death.”
Founded in March, 2018, I Weigh is a community allyship platform built to share ideas and stories that ultimately mobilize activism.
“Growing beyond our original Instagram community, we now offer a place for original content that explores social issues that stem from mental health to climate change to the representation of marginalized groups.
Through this powerful content we’re committed to breaking down different stereotypes in the world; teaching each other how to practically and effectively use our time and energy to make actual change both in our own communities and globally.”
Samaritans is a charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline.
Claire Jackson founded Caraline in February 1994 following the death of her dear friend Caraline from an eating disorder. Claire recognised a lack of support services, and promised Caraline that she would pioneer a confidential counselling and support service for people living with an eating disorder.
Do I have an eating disorder?
EAT-26 is a screening measure to help you determine whether you might have an eating disorder that
needs professional attention. This screening measure is not designed to make a diagnosis of an eating disorder or take the place of a professional consultation. We’d recommend filling out the below form as accurately, honestly and completely as possible. There are no right or wrong answers.
Or, you can answer the S.C.O.F.F Questionnaire:
- Do you ever make yourself Sick because you feel uncomfortably full?
- Do you worry you have lost Control over how much you eat?
- Have you recently lost more than One stone in a three-month period?
- Do you believe yourself to be Fat when others say you are too thin?
- Would you say that Food dominates your life?