Do I have an eating disorder?

If you have experienced or recognise any of the symptoms listed above and are concerned that you may be suffering from an eating disorder, you have done the right thing visiting our site.

As explained, eating disorders are mental health issues which is nothing to feel ashamed or embarrassed about. Life can be hard and sometimes situations and experiences can get the better of us. People deal with stressful situations in different ways.

It’s important to remember that no matter how big or small you feel your problem is, you can always talk to someone about your concerns. Talking is the first step to helping you deal with your situation, whatever that may be.

As we have mentioned throughout, eating disorders affect people differently and there are different types.

We are here to support you, get in touch to speak with one of our friendly experienced support team members.

Are you concerned about a family member or friend?

Are you concerned about a family member or friend? Are you worried that they may be affected by an eating disorder? Eating disorders don’t just affect the individual they also affect the people around them.

If you have noticed that someone you know might be experiencing an eating disorder, it’s important to remember that you can be vital to their recovery. To be the person that they can confide in can make a huge difference.

Our support group will allow you to meet other people who are in your situation. It can be extremely useful to know and talk to other people who understand what you are experiencing.

Fact Sheet

In 2015, 725,000 people were diagnosed in the UK with an eating disorder. 

11% of which were male. 

Eating disorders do not include food allergies, selective eating issues or disorders of the digestive system.

Privacy Statement

Jersey Eating Disorders Support collects personal e-mail addresses only and occasionally addresses and telephone numbers.

All information has been provided by individuals who have requested further information about Jersey Eating Disorders Support.

On the data base there may be stored, other e-mail addresses accessed by the Chairperson or one of three facilitators in connection with information required by the Chairperson or the committee. For example, a company who provides printed pamphlets.

Other e-mail addresses may have been spontaneously stored on the database of addresses when they have been copied in an e-mail sent by a third party.

Jersey Eating Disorders Support data is controlled, at this time, by the Chairperson who is also a group facilitator supported by two more group facilitators.

Our purpose of storing addresses is to inform individuals of monthly meetings, forward information which may be of help to individuals and advertise other events where Jersey Eating Disorders Support are hoping to raise awareness or provide a learning platform.

At no time is any of this information shared with any other public body without the permission of the individual concerned.  

Individuals are free to unsubscribe if they wish to do so.  

Jersey Eating Disorders undertakes to review their personal data list annually.

If you do not wish your address to be stored by jersey Eating Disorders Support, please contact us at getintouch@jeds.je