Supportive video links
The following video links are all accessible via YouTube.
Understanding the biology of eating disorders
"What if" I Actually Recovered? | Rebecca Leung | TEDxYouth@AISHK by TEDx Talks (11:21)
NHS app for mental health and wellbeing. It uses principles of CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy).
Distraction techniques, inspirational quotes, relaxation techniques and coping tools.
Monthly fee- but free trial and free with Spotify Premium for students.
Meditation, improve sleep and reduce anxiety.
Free to download, however costs associated with a subscription service for some elements of the app.
Mindfulness and meditation app.
Recovered voice (16+ years)
Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too by Jenni Schaefer
Goodbye Ed, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life by Jenni Schaefer
General mental health:
Connection: A 24/7 helpline for Dorset residents or visitors in mental health crisis: 0800 6520190.
Samaritans: 24/7 helpline offering phone, email, letter or app support. Call on: 116 123 or visit
SHOUT: Mental health text support line open 24/7 Text 'SHOUT' to 85258.
Eating disorder specific:
Eating disorder helplines open 365 days a year, 9am-8pm weekdays and 4pm-8pm weekends and bank holidays.
Students: 0808 801 0811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Young people (under 18): 0808 801 0711 or email email@example.com
Online 1:1 web chat: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/support-services/helplines/one-to-one