In the Media

Coronavirus and Eating Disorders - March 2020

Largest Ever Eating Disorders Survey carried out in the UK - 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

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

Is Social Media Increasing Eating Disorders In Teens? - December 2020 issues advice to support patients with eating disorders at Christmas - December 2019

My Eating Disorder took away the magic of Christmas - December 2019

"My Daughter's anorexia was a descent into Hell" - November 2019

These Men Dress to Hide Their Bodies - Here is Their Story - November 2019

Extensive and rapid weight loss in teens with anorexia makes them severely ill, regardless of their overall weight - November 2019

Christopher Eccleston reveals he is a lifelong anorexic - September 2019

Victoria Derbyshire - 8th July 2019. Treating Eating Disorders

1 in 8 UK Adults Has Suicidal Thoughts Over Body Image - May 2019

1 in 3 UK Teenagers is Ashamed of Their Body - May 2019

Dump the Scales Campaign by Hope Virgo

Social Media is Not the Sole Cause of Youth Suicide - February 2019

Is Veganism a cover up for an Eating Disorder?

 Victoria Derbyshire Interview - Head to 7.09 mins for an interesting piece on Autism and Anorexia

Men's Health "One Man's Battle With Bulimia" January 2019

ITV News "Calorie counter and fitness app MyFitnessPal could fuel eating disorders among vulnerable people" January 2019

Independent "As someone who’s recovered from an eating disorder, I dread the expectation to change something about myself every January" January 2019

Guardian "Genetic study of eating disorders could pave way for new treatment" December 2018

The team watched eagerly on 16th October as Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath, lead a debate in Parliament - Reducing the Stigma Around Eating Disorders (the full video can be viewed over on our YouTube channel YouTube SWEDAUK

Related articles to the above can be found here: BBC News October 2018Bath Echo, October 2018, Metro October 2018

BBC News "Laxative sales may be restricted under government review" September 2018

BBC News "5 hour journey for anorexia help" September 2018

BBC News "Totnes girl says beauty pageants beat her eating disorder" September 2018

BBC News - "I'd binge on nutella, eating a giant tub a week" September 2018

Bristol News - Plans to create 24/7 crisis service for children with mental health issues - September 2018

ITV News - Somerset woman "frightened for her life" as she battles eating disorder - August 2018

TV West Country - Anorexia Where to Find Help - February 2018 


Eating Disorders NHS Trial, The Guardian, June 2015

How I got back from anorexia, The Guardian, May 2015

Are more men getting eating disorders, The Guardian, January 2015

“Whenever I have contacted SWEDA, I have always received a very quick response, and have felt completely safe to ask for help when I have needed it. There have been periods of time when I have not needed a lot of contact, and times when I have asked for frequent contact. Talking to the same person over a long period of time has meant I have had a consistent place to go for support, and this has been invaluable."

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