Useful information and Support

ED and Coronavirus

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/coronavirus

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First Steps ED – Self Help Guide Book (added 31/3)

https://firststepsed.co.uk/self-help-guide-book/

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Coronavirus and your wellbeing

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/#collapsed7ddb

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Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51873799

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Looking after your mental health while self-isolating

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/looking-after-your-mental-health-while-self-isolating/

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Managing your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak (Added 23/3)

https://www.rethink.org/news-and-stories/blogs/2020/03/managing-your-mental-health-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/

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How to Reduce High Anxiety Now (Added 24/3)

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/helping-humanity-thrive/202003/how-reduce-high-anxiety-now

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Coping Strategies for Uncertain Times (Parts 1&2) (Added 24/3)

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-well-being-toolkit/202003/coping-strategies-uncertain-times

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Coping Strategies for Uncertain Times (Parts 1&2) (Added 24/3)

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-well-being-toolkit/202003/coping-strategies-uncertain-times

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-well-being-toolkit/202003/four-more-coping-strategies-uncertain-times

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Covid-19 and your Mental Health (Added 24/3)

https://mentalhealth-uk.org/help-and-information/covid-19-and-your-mental-health/

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NHS – Every Mind Matters – Advice Hub (added 25/3)

www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

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British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy – Tips and Strategies (added 26/3)

https://www.bacp.co.uk/news/news-from-bacp/2020/23-march-anxiety-and-coronavirus-tips-and-strategies-to-help-you-cope/

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Happiful – The Mental Health and Wellbeing Magazine (added 31/3)

https://happiful-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/happiful.com/coping-with-coronavirus-anxiety/amp/

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Young Minds article by Mental Health and ED campaigner Hope Virgo (added 31/3)

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/coping-with-an-eating-disorder-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

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BEAT Helplines and Online support Groups

Helpline: 0808 801 0677

Studentline: 0808 801 0811

Youthline: 0808 801 0711

Online groups and supporthttps://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/support-services/online-groups

One to One Webchat: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/support-services/helplines/one-to-one

The Sanctuary – The Sanctuary is an online group created specifically in response to the Coronavirus & subsequent social distancing & anxieties this could lead to for people with an eating disorder. A safe space for people with an eating disorder to share concerns and advice on how they are coping with the pandemic. 

Link https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/sanctuary

Our Helplines are open 365 days a year from 12pm–8pm during the week, and 4pm–8pm on weekends and bank holidays.

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Other Services/Links you may find useful

Calm (Campaign against living miserably)

https://www.thecalmzone.net/help/get-help/

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The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people.

https://www.themix.org.uk/get-support

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Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online support for young people

https://www.kooth.com/

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Sally Roach Yoga, Mindfulness, Compassion & Resilience Teaching & Training

Weekly Trauma Sensitive Yoga class https://www.facebook.com/events/563795687558382/?active_tab=about

Mindfulness session Mondays Mindfulness Session 3.30 – 4.30 pm

Email: sallyroach1@hotmail.co.uk for a link to the meeting

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Calm Meditation App – Free Resources and Meditations (added 23/3)

https://blog.calm.com/blog/free-resources

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Mindful Therapies – Online mindfulness at 5:30pm weekdays (added 23/3)

https://www.facebook.com/MindfulnessBasedTherapies/

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Newcastle Meditation Centre – Online meditations Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays (added 24/3)

https://www.facebook.com/newcastlemeditationcentre/

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COVID-19 Mutual Aid Groups (added 25/3)

https://covidmutualaid.org/local-groups/

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HeadSpace App (Meditation, Breathing Exercises) (added 25/3)

https://www.headspace.com/covid-19

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HealthFlix – new service set up in response to global situation, featuring interactive classes from world-renowned mental health and lifestyle experts, including subjects such as managing anxiety, sleeping better and accessible yoga classes (added 31/3)

https://www.healthflix.online/ to register for classes

HealthFlix Youtube to livestream or watch previous classes

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Pop-Up Couch Choir – Sundays and Wednesdays (added 1/4)

https://www.popupchoirs.com/

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Good News – 5 positive news stories delivered to your inbox every day at 7pm (added 1/4)

https://mailchi.mp/a9f14a9ef7ea/heressomegoodnews

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School of Mindfulness – Guided Practice at 9am Sundays from 5th April (added 1/4)

https://www.schoolofmindfulness.co.uk/

Link to meeting - https://zoom.us/j/149963433

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Breathworks – Free 6-part Mindfulness & Self Care Course (added 1/4)

https://www.breathworks-mindfulness.org.uk/mindful-self-care-for-troubling-times

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Tyne & Wear Museums – Virtual Tours (added 2/4)

https://mailchi.mp/twmuseums/r61s3jl56k-1311226?e=48acf4211f

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