Support from the NHS

The National Centre for Clinincal Excellence (NICE) has guidelines on what services should be provided through the NHS for people experiencing eating disorders.  

There is also a guide on the BEAT website to NHS services.  

Healthwatch England is the national consumer champion in health and social care. They have statutory powers to ensure the voice of the consumer is strengthened and heard by those who commission, deliver and regulate health and care services and so if you don't feel that you are getting the care that you need it is worth talking to your local health watch;

Local services

Sheffield

Sheffield MIND

MIND are a national charity which supports mental health. MIND offers a range of services to help people lead healthy and fulfilling lives. MIND have some places for longer term counselling.

Share 

Share are a local charity which offers psychotherapy services including Art Thearpy, CBT and Person-Centred Psychotherapy. There are some places for longer term therapy.

Sheffield IAPT

IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) is a NHS service which provide psychological treatments for anybody suffering from stress, anxiety and depression.

Chilypep 

Chilypep (Children & Young People’s Empowerment Project) is a local Sheffield charity. Chilypep works in some of the most disadvantaged areas of Sheffield and with some of the most excluded groups of children and young people, supporting them to make a positive contribution to their communities and neighbourhoods.

Sheffield Carers

The service is for adult carers who are looking after someone who is also an adult (aged 18+). The organisation offers a range of services across the city.

 Sheena Amos Trust

We are a sexual health charity working with young people up to the age of 25, particularly those who are most vulnerable or marginalised. The Trust provides support and social opportunities for young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) or who are affected by HIV. 

Sheffield University Health Service

The University Health Centre is Sheffield University own GP surgery and is open to any Sheffield student. The GP surgery employees a specialist Eating Disorder nurse.

Sheffield University Counselling Service

This is a free confidential service available to all students at The University of Sheffield.

Sheffield University Advice Centre

The Student Advice Centre is based in the Students’ Union and provides a free, professional and confidential advice service to all students. The Advice Centre can help with a range of issues from student housing, money, visa and academic studies.

Nightline 

Nightline is a confidential, anonymous listening and information service provided by student volunteers from Sheffield University. You call on 0114 2228787 between 8pm and 8am during termtime.

Sheffield University Metal Health Matters Society 

Health Matters is a student run society which raise awareness of mental health issues within the University and to reduce the stigma attached to mental health problems.

Metal Health Team for Teen

Mental Team 4 Teen is a support group in Sheffield for all teenagers and young adults struggling with mental health issues such as self-harm, depression, anxiety, and general feelings of being low and lonely.

CAMHS 

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) is a NHS service which treats children and young people with a range of difficulties that are seriously impacting on their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

City Hearts

City Hearts is a Christian charity which supports vulnerable women with housing and other support services and work particularly closely with women surviving of human trafficking. 

Phoenix Futures 

Offer services in Sheffield to reduce harm from substance use and help you make positive choices.

Recovery Education Unit

The Recovery Education Unit is a NHS network which offers a range of course from our online introduction to Recovery from Mental Health to the Postgraduate Diploma.

Sexual Health Sheffield

Sexual Health Sheffield is an NHS service which offers free and confidential sexual health services on three sites in Sheffield- Central Clinic, Hallamshire Clinic and Firth Park Clinic.

Sheffield Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

The Centre offers a confidential helpline support as well as counselling and advice on giving support to others who have been raped or sexually abused. 

Sheffield Futures

Sheffield Futures is an independent charity which supports young people and adults to achieve their full potential in learning, employment and life to achieve a better future.  The majority of our work is with young people aged 14-25 who we support and equip for a positive transition into adulthood.

CRESST

CRESST is dedicated to helping children and young people learn conflict resolution skills. The organisation offers training, advice and support

 Interchange

Interchange is an Emotional Wellbeing service for young people under 25 that offers a range of services from counselling and peer support.

Family Action

Family Action support families of all shapes and sizes to help them realise their full potential.

Sheffield DACT

Sheffield DACT offers support around domestic abuse, drugs and alcohol. DACT runs a support line providing a confidential listening service.

NOMAD Sheffield

An independent organisation which offers advice, support and practical help to homeless or inadequately housed people, or those in housing need.

YASY 

YASY (Youth Association South Yorkshire) youth organisation that delivers education, advice and training to enhance the lives of young people and their communities across South Yorkshire.

Roshni

Roshni Sheffield Asian Women’s Resource Centre is a city wide resource centre for South Asian women. The aim of the Centre is to advance the welfare and education of Asian women in Sheffield.

Girl Gang Sheffield 

Girl Gang Sheffield is a feminist network which run events and discussion around the city.

Healthwatch Sheffield

Healthwatch Sheffield is your local consumer watchdog for health and social care services.

LGBT Sheffield 

Is a NHS service offering a social network and sexual health service for gay and bisexual men and women.

SASS 

Sheffield Alcohol Support Service (SASS) has been providing community alcohol services in Sheffield since it formed in 1970s. SASS help people to change their lives through a range of specialist alcohol, drug and family-centered services.

Sheffield’s Women ‘s Counselling and Therapy Service

Sheffield Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service offer specialist service providing free, confidential counselling and therapy services for women in Sheffield who have experienced abuse or trauma.

See also the "Support at Universities" section if you are at University in Sheffield.

Rehab Recovery

Offers a free helpline and intervention service for people suffering from eating disorders. Tel: 0800 088 66 86 Website: http://www.rehab-recovery.co.uk/