SEED Eating Disorder Support Service is a voluntary organisation formed of people with first hand experience of eating disorders. Based in Hull, the organisation originally formed in September 2000 and was known as the Eating Disorder Support Group. Becoming a registered charity in 2004, they later became known as SEED (Support and Empathy for People with Eating Disorders) Eating Disorder Support Service in 2008. The charity aims to support sufferers of eating disorders and their carers, helping them to feel informed and less alone. In addition, they work to help individuals seek out the professional help they need, with the hopes of steering them towards a full recovery.
What Services Does SEED Offer?
SEED want to provide sufferers and carers with the best information and support to ensure they have everything they need in their recovery. This includes:
A dedicated resource room based in Hull, where individuals can access a range of books and online resources.
A range of information on eating disorders and accessing further support. There are resources available for both sufferers and those caring for someone who has an eating disorder.
Buddy schemes available via email, who can provide additional support to sufferers. These are trained volunteers who have excellent understanding of eating disorders.
Regular workshops, meetings and events for sufferers and carers.
Online resources to provide nutritional support.
Resources and information for young people affected by eating disorders.
How You Can Support SEED
This May, SEED are one of our four charities taking part in our monthly poll. You can help them continue their work by casting your vote from the 1st May. Get involved now and show your support for those affected by eating disorders. Thank you!
Find out more about SEED Eating Disorder Support Service, the work they do and how you can support them further by visiting their website.