In the Media

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

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

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


“I had consistently been losing weight for more than 8 months and had become accustomed to eating very little. This triggered a return of my anorexia, after a 20-year period of recovery. SWEDA were able to offer me an appointment the very next day. When we met I was feeling very ill and frightened.I spoke to them about my fears, but then took the decision to go to my doctor on the way home. I was admitted to hospital within a few days.”

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