Welcome to First Steps Eating Disorders - Read about the History and Progression of First Steps and What We Do, Here. Read more
First Steps Derbyshire has won the HSJ Award for Supported Self-Care for its online befriending service. Read more
If you feel you would like to access our service you can complete our online referral form. Read more
The Eating Disorders in Students Service (EDISS) offers various types of support to all students and staff, with or without an eating disorder diagnosis.
First Steps is funded to offer one to one peer support for anyone aged 19 and below.
At First Steps we have a number of trainee counsellors and counsellors offering individual sessions.
725,000 people are estimated to have a diagnosed eating disorder in the UK, although the true scale of the issue is unknown
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. This is held weekly on Wednesdays at 6pm until 8pm.