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Weight issues helplines



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Advice for parents of overweight children

Comprehensive help and information from the NHS with links to external websites.


National Centre for Eating Disorders

Helpline: 0845 838 2040


Starving and scoffing kids  Everything you need about eating disorders treatment, information and professional training in the help & treatment of eating disorders.  Eating disorders, such as compulsive overeating, binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, obesity, orthorexia & failed dieting affect people in every walk of life. There are millions of men and women suffering from chaotic eating disorders, perhaps harbouring persistent weight problems and obsessed with food and weight who need help to beat their symptoms.



Helpline:  0303 300 0314


HOOP UK aims to be the ‘go to’ organisation in the UK for support for those struggling with the issues surrounding weight management and obesity.  We would love you to visit our Facebook page. We also have closed groups for members of HOOP who want to chat and support each other. The group offers genuine non judgemental support to children, families, young people and adults who are struggling with overweight and obesity in a safe and positive environment from people who care and understand. If you are yourself struggling with obesity, please request to join the group and you will be made very welcome.  HOOP UK is a registered charity which operates as a membership organisation to represent the voice of the obese person. HOOP members form a mutual support group and provide a valuable link between those who struggle on a daily basis and the healthcare organisations that provide evidence based weight management services.  HOOP members are experts by experience who deserve, and who now have, a voice.

Overeaters Anonymous

General Enquiries:  07798 587802


Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope are recovering from compulsive overeating. Welcomes everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.


Weight Concern


Children and families

The charity is committed to developing and researching new treatments for obesity. It is also working to increase the availability of the successful treatments it has pioneered in the UK via self-help programmes, self-help support groups and family based childhood obesity treatment.


Weight Wise


Teen Weight Wise

An independent site, managed by the British Dietetic Association (BDA), with unbiased, easy-to-follow hints and tips - based on the latest evidence - to help you manage your weight for good. It will help you take a look at your current eating habits and physical activity levels, and offer a practical approach to setting your own goals for lifestyle change.


British Nutrition Foundation


Nutrition, Health and Schoolchildren

Promotes the wellbeing of society through the impartial interpretation and effective dissemination of scientifically based knowledge and advice on the relationship between diet, physical activity and health.

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