Bodywhys – The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland

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Address:
PO Box 105, Blackrock, Dublin
General Details
Contact position: Harriet Parsons
Service / Organisation: Bodywhys
01 2834963
Description of main activities / services for children and families: Bodywhys supports individuals with an eating disorder.
Description:

Bodywhys supports individuals with an eating disorder. We have a helpline open at specific times Mon-Fri and also on Sunday. There are also support groups for over 18's;  support email and online support for under 18's and another for over 18's.  All information about our services can be found on www.bodywhys.ie.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
National lo-call helpline, email support service, on-line support groups for people with eating disorders.
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • People can self-refer / access the service directly (without the need for a referral)
  • Parents / guardians can refer
  • Through GP
  • Through schools
Parental permission needed
The helpline and email is for anybody. There are two online services, one for over 18's and one for under 18 years.
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
  • Adults (25-64 years)
  • Adults (65+ years)
 
 

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