Charity information

Beat

Beat is the UK's eating disorder charity, with a vision to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

We're a champion, guide and friend to anyone affected by these serious affected by these serious mental illnesses, giving sufferers and their loved ones a place where they feel listened to, supported, and empowered.

Founded 1989

  • Mission statement

    Beat exists to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

    We are a champion to those who suffer.
    We are a guide for sufferers and their families.
    We are a good friend to those who need us.

    We run phone and email helplines 365 days a year, message boards and online support groups. We offer awareness training, regional support services, and a HelpFinder service to help people find treatment in thier area.

  • Aims

    Beat aims to:

    • We are a champion for those who suffer. By raising public awareness of eating disorders, their causes, effects and prevalance.
    • We are a guide for sufferers and their families. By reaching out to those who need our information most at a time when they need it.
    • We are a good friend to those who need us. We listen and talk to sufferers and their loved ones. We are sensitive and responsive to their needs. We respect their privavcy and act with integrity.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1989

    Registered Charity Number: 801343

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 28

    Part time staff: 23

    Volunteers: 146

    Phone number: 01603 753308

    Address: 103 Prince of Wales Road Norwich Norfolk NR1 1DW

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