In the Media

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 

The Guardian - A Teenage Boy with Anorexia - October 2017

Unprecedented demand for Eating Disorders, Somerset Live, July 2017

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


“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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