Call our National Helpline on 01-2107906 or email

Christmas 2019 Updates & Information

Throughout Christmas, Bodywhys support services are available on the following dates:

Helpline 01-2107906: Open Dec 22nd, Dec 23rd and Dec 29th. In the New Year, the helpline will be open again from Sunday 5th Jan 2020.

Alex email support: can be contacted at any time. Responses may take slightly longer during Dec 24th-26th.

Dublin support groups: 18th December 2019. Please note: No group on New Year’s Day January 1st. Next group 15th Jan 2020

BodywhysConnect online support group (19+): Monday 23rd December then resuming Monday Jan 6th 2020

YouthConnect online support group (13-18): Dec 22nd and Dec 29th, followed by Jan 5th 2020.

Wicklow and Cork– Free PiLaR programme for family members – starting January 23rd 2020.


Here are some tips on coping with Christmas if you have an eating disorder and tips for families.