In the Media

The Guardian -No More Mr Muscle - Oct 2020

BBC News - Eating disorder inquest: Averil Hart's care unit in Norfolk faced 'staffing crisis'- Oct 2020

The Telegraph - Instagram blames GDPR for failure to tackle rampant self-harm and eating disorder images - Oct 2020

BBC - People Stared Like I Was Godzilla - Oct 2020

BBC News - Freddie Flintoff's Bulimia Documentary: "It gave me a sense of relief" - Sept 2020

BBC News - Amanda Bowles: Doctor error contributed to anorexic woman's death - Sept 2020

Sky News - Demand surges for eating disorder helpline after lockdown creates 'perfect storm' - Sept 2020

BBC News - My daughter's anorexia was made worse by lockdown - Sept 2020

The Telegraph - 'I cried when I found out': Why calorie-labelling is dangerous for people with eating disorders - Sept 2020

BBC News - Anorexic woman 'not thin enough' for treatment - Sept 2020

The Telegraph - COVID and the Eating Disorder Crisis - August 2020

The Guardian - I can't be shamed into losing weight - I'm not lazy or lacking in self-discipline - August 2020

The Guardian - Ed Sheeran reminds us that Eating Disorders affect men too - August 2020

The Conversation - People with eating disorders saw their symptoms worsen during the pandemic – new study shows - August 2020

Politics Home - Exclusive: Boris Johnson warned that calorie-counting obesity ‘scare tactics’ will harm recovery for eating disorder sufferers - July 2020

Kent Online - People with eating disorders in Kent and Medway could be waiting almost 12 months for treatment, says anorexia sufferer from Maidstone - July 2020

Sky News - Coronavirus: Lockdown placing great pressure on people with eating disorders - June 2020

ITV News - Why fitness app Fitbit has sparked weight loss fears among those with eating disorders - June 2020

BBC News - Living with eating disorders in lockdown - June 2020

ITV - Crisis calls double in lockdown for those with eating disorders - June 2020

BBC News - TikTok: Fears videos may trigger eating disorders - June 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week: does online therapy work? May 2020

'Like losing control': fears eating disorders on rise amid lockdown - May 2020

Suzy Petty: Hockey player discusses life in lockdown with an eating disorder - May 2020

I’ve lived with an eating disorder for half my life. I'm not ready for the baby question - May 2020

Hope Virgo - Living with an Eating Disorder in Lockdown - April 2020

Coronavirus Presents New Challenges For Those With Eating Disorders — Here's How Survivors Are Seeking Out Support Online - April 2020

Coronavirus and Eating Disorders - March 2020

Largest Ever Eating Disorders Survey carried out in the UK - March 2020

BBC News - Coronavirus and eating disorders: 'I feel selfish buying food' - March 2020

SWEDA on BBC Somerset Radio today, 5th March 2020 (1hr 12 mins onwards)

Hospital Admissions for Eating Disorders rise to two every hour - February 2020

The Guardian - Mel C speaks out: trying to be the perfect Spice Girl made me ill - February 2020

Baroness Parminter - the NHS is failing patients with Eating Disorders - February 2020

Orthorexia: The Eating Disorder Doctor's Can't Diagnose - January 2020

My Son's girlfriend has an eating disorder. What can I do to help him? January 2020

Taylor Swift reveals eating disorder in documentary - January 2020

Eating Disorders: 12 deaths in 7 years leads to Coroner warning - January 2020

Emily has a history of anorexia but now in her thirties is refusing treatment. In the Court of Protection, a judge has to decide if she can be force fed - January 2020

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey only eats 7 meals a week - January 2020

Hospital admissions increase for youngsters with eating disorders - January 2020

Anorexia is the deadliest mental illness. Why is the NHS still not taking it seriously? - January 2020

Rise in eating disorders among male cyclists blamed on winning culture - January 2020

Eating disorder hospital admissions rise sharply - January 2020

I've seen fellow patients die of eating disorders - this needs tackling fast - January 2020

Social Media's Contribution to Eating Disorders - January 2020

 


“I saw a SWEDA support worker on campus at university. I had been struggling with binge eating disorder and compulsive exercise for about ten years. The SWEDA support worker was able to help me look at my relationship with food and my body in a different way. I have learned to be kinder to myself and they taught me techniques which helped me to slow down my thinking. Now I can go out and have fun without worrying all the time.”

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