Early intervention means getting you help and support as soon as possible. Research tells us that we should try and reach someone to help within the first three years of the illness.
There are two key things stopping us from treating eating disorders early.
Difficulties spotting the illness early
Making early intervention for eating disorders readily available is a top priority.
An early intervention service called First Episode and Rapid Early Intervention for Eating Disorders (FREED) being trialled by sites across the country.
Click here for more information on FREED.