We wish to inform you of new upcoming online support services Beat will be providing in the coming weeks, which may be of interest to our group members, and any other service users and their family/carers looking at our website.
Young Carers Club: Support for young people with a sibling, friend, parent or relative affected by an eating disorder [for under 18’s].
Our Young Carer’s Club online support is for under 18’s with a sibling, friend or other relative who has an eating disorder or is experiencing eating difficulties. This is a four week closed group that provides a space for young people to talk about how they feel and get ideas of how to cope, who can support them and what they can do to help. Each session has an individual theme which the facilitator will help guide through.
These themes will involve: Feelings: Come and introduce yourself and tell us what you would like to get from the Young Carer’s Club; Coping: How to look after yourself when someone you know has an eating disorder; Helping: How to support someone with an eating disorder; Hoping: Looking beyond the eating disorder
· The Young Carers Club starts: October 8th 2014.
· Time: 7pm-8.30pm
· To register: Registration is now open. To register, fill in the registration form found here: http://www.b-eat.co.uk/get-help/get-support/online-services/young-carer-s-club/
Adult Online Support Groups: Separate support groups for individuals affected and for carers [for over 18’s]:
Online support groups are an accessible alternative to compliment the Beat Network of face to face self help and support groups, they offer a comfortable and supportive environment for discussion between those with an eating disorder, or between carers, families and friends.
We are pleased to announce that we are launching an autumn series of national online support groups for over 18’s alternating between carers and recoverers sessions.
· The next online groups are: October 7th, October 14th and October 21st 2014, between 15.00-16.30.
· To register: If interested in registering email your name and date of birth to [email protected] to receive more information.
All Beat’s online services are hosted on a secure platform, in a safe, confidential and supportive environment, and delivered and moderated by Beat staff.
For any questions or queries regarding the online support groups – please contact: [email protected]