The Christmas period can be particularly challenging for those affected by eating disorders. The build up to the season, changes in routine, expectations around socialising and food can contribute to stress, pressure and conflicted thoughts and feelings.
Click here to read our tips on coping with an eating disorder during Christmas.
Dublin support group: The groups in Dublin will take place on Wednesday, December 21st at 7:30pm. Friends Meeting House, 4/5 Eustace Street, Dublin 2.
Online support groups:
BodywhysConnect – Adult online support group: Dec 14th, 19th and 28th. Jan 2nd.
YouthConnect – Online group for teenagers: Dec 18th, Jan 1st and Jan 8th
Email support: firstname.lastname@example.org will be available.
Helpline 1890 200 444 – opening hours include:
Mon 19th: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Tues 20th: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Weds 21st: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Thurs 22nd: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Fri 23rd: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Closed: Sun 25th and Mon 26th
Tues 27th: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Weds 28th: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Thurs 29th: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Fri 30th: 10:30am – 12:30pm
January 2017 – the helpline will resume on Tuesday, January 3rd