Hello from Derby University Student Placements @First Steps Eating Disorders Read more
First Steps ED presents a gig like no other: a live band, disco, silent auction and a raffle.
You will be supporting a charity focused on bringing hope, opportunities and choices to those affected by eating disorders. In addition, prizes on offer in the silent auction will be Oliver Burton watches, a Manchester United signed pennant, Derby County Tickets and much more.
£5 per person. Bring your own drinks. Read more
Our Supported Self-Care is recognised by NHS England as a model that can be easily adopted by other mental health services and rated by the Integrated Personal Commissioning National Team as truly transforming lives. Read more
If you feel you would like to access our service you can complete our online referral form. Read more
Eating Disorders in Students Service (EDISS) offers various types of on-campus support to students and staff in a number of East Midlands schools, colleges and universities with or without an eating disorder diagnosis.
First Steps is an evidence based expert by experience support organisation trusted by individuals, families and the NHS for our training and continued professional development programme
At First Steps we employ experienced and qualified Counsellors each working against NHS and NICE standards alongside a cadre of trainee Counsellors on placements from our universities and colleges who work to offer individual sessions either as part of our core funded services or available for private paid support.
1.25 million people are estimated to have a diagnosed eating disorder in the UK, although the true scale of the issue is unknown.
First Steps ED is here to help those suffering with eating disorders without the need for a diagnosis.
of all sufferers are male, however these are only estimates and the true figure is unknown
We welcome donations from anyone who values this service and recognises how important it is that people who suffer with Eating Disorders get support.
Your donation could give someone hope and help them know they're not alone through their recovery.
There are a number of ways to help support Eating Disorders Awareness Week. We always need volunteers and fundraisers.
First Steps was originally run by volunteers and so they have always played a very important role in keeping the charity open and able to support people struggling with eating difficulties and disorders.
BBC East Midlands Today joined the Young Persons Group to help raise awareness Read more
Join First Steps at their Annual General Meeting! Read more
Unique Eating Disorders Specialist Training for Professionals- this foundation course aims to raise awareness and knowledge around eating disorders.
At First Steps we provide weekly support groups directed towards our service users under the age of 19.
All are welcome and you can turn up - no need to book to attend.
This is held weekly on Wednesdays at 6pm until 8pm.