Eating Disorders Association NI

028 9023 5959

Eating disorders are extremely destructive, debilitating and intrusive illnesses and when a person is struggling and in the grips of an eating disorder, it affects them twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. This helpline acts as a lifeline to many individuals, especially when they feel they have nowhere else to turn.

Eating Disorders Association NI - Online Support Group

Presently, this service is specifically available for anyone who is affected by Binge Eating Disorder. The group’s ethos is that of hope and recovery and the aim of the group is to provide a safe and contained space whereby people can open up and talk about their thoughts, feelings and experiences without fear of judgement. This service provides another means of support for people affected by binge eating disorder particularly in cases where face to face support may feel daunting or overwhelming. There is no pressure to speak if you do not feel ready, it is OK to come along and simply listen and observe. The Online Support Group Service is offered to people aged 18 and over only.

Eating Disorders Association NI - Support Groups

Eating Disorders Association (N.I.) provide a confidential monthly Face to Face Support Group Service aimed at supporting anyone who is affected by an eating disorder. They run two separate face to face support groups: Support Group for People with an Eating Disorder and Support Group for Family & Friends. The Face to Face Support Groups run on the last Tuesday of every month, 7pm to 8.30pm in Eating Disorder Association NI offices on the 3rd Floor, Bryson House, Belfast. The groups are delivered by trained facilitators.

Family Lives - Forum

Chat to other families for advice, information and support.

Family Lives Forum

The Family Lives forum is a safe space for families to share dilemmas, experiences and issues with others who understand the ups and downs of family life.

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Heart UK - Cholesterol Helpline

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Jam Card

028 9043 6400

JAM Card allows people with a learning difficulty, autism or communication barrier tell others they need ‘Just A Minute’ discreetly and easily. Those with a communication barrier are often reluctant or unable to tell others about their condition. JAM Card allows this to happen in a simple, effective non-verbal manner.


0808 808 8000

Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair. No matter what your age or where you live in Northern Ireland, if you are or someone you know is in distress or despair, Lifeline is here to help. Lifeline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to listen and help, in confidence.

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