The Importance of Self-Help & Self-Care

Last updated: 25/01/2023

Self-help is an important part of managing any health condition. Guided self-help (self-help guided by your GP or another professional) is also a treatment of choice for certain eating disorders such as Binge Eating Disorder.  

Self-help is about taking positive steps to become knowledgeable about your health concerns, discover which practical solutions work for you, and develop your resilience. It makes you more confident in managing your health.

This Self-help guide

There is a lot of information available out there, and it can be hard to know where to start. We have put these tips and resources together based on what patients, clients, carers and therapists have told us were most helpful. 

We hope you find this a useful place to start your self-help journey in managing your eating disorder.