Signposting to further support for parents

Signposting to further support for parents


A website set up by carers of those with eating disorders, based in the US but now worldwide. Lots of information and lots of links to other websites. 

Anorexia family

This is in fact a useful resource for people with any type of eating disorder, with lots of tips about how to support your child. 

Young Minds Parents

This website has a parent section to help you to support your child.

Parent Talk

This website has a section on mental health and a chat line.

‘Skills based caring for a loved one with an eating disorder’ by Janet Treasure

This is a book outlining the New Maudsley Method which was devised to equip parents to effectively support their child. “Skills-based Caring equips carers with the skills and knowledge needed to support those suffering from an eating disorder, and to help them to break free from the traps that prevent recovery.”


‘Anorexia and other eating disorders: How to help your child eat well and be well’ by Eva Musby

Practical solutions, compassionate communication tools and emotional support for parents of children and teenagers.


‘Autism and Eating Disorders in Teens: A guide for Parents and Professionals.’ By F.F., Bullivant and S Woods

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