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Help and Resources

BEAT is a national eating disorder charity offering information and support about eating disorders.
0808 801 0677 Helpline
0808 801 0711 Youthline
Something-Fishy website offers information and self-help materials related to eating disorder recovery.
MIND is a mental health organization offering a range of information and support, including counselling, peer support services, training and an A-Z guide for mental health services.
0300 123 3393
Text 86463
Milton Keynes Assessment and Short Term Intervention Team provide mental health assessments, allowing access to a variety of support services as a result:
01908 605650
MK Mental Health Service - The Out-of-Hours Urgent Advice Line provides advice and sign posting to support services when in a crisis:
0800 0234 650.
Samaritans provide confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.:
116 123
Accident and Emergency hospital department - If you feel suicidal and would like to see a professional urgently, you can visit your local hospital accident and emergency department. There will be a duty psychiatrist available to assess your needs and assist in finding the necessary support.
Non-emergency NHS helpline - available if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation:
Emergency services - If you or somebody else is at risk due to a mental health crisis, you should ring for the police or an ambulance.
Women's Self Injury Helpline provides emotional support, listening & signposting for women affected by self-injury (Monday to Friday 7pm - 10pm).
0808 800 8088