Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Eating Disorder Service

Information for family and friends

How to prevent eating disorders

This section has been created by a group of researchers and clinicians working in Oxford to provide information for parents and educators on how to help young people in the early stages of an eating disorder. Evidence shows that it is important to intervene as early as possible to give the best chance of recovery from an eating disorder.

A list of resources that may be helpful for carers.

A list of resources that may be helpful for individuals suffering from eating disorders.

Last updated: 27 March, 2019

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