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Beat - Eating Disorder Awareness Infographic

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Infographic to raise awareness of eating disorders at work.

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Beat - Eating Disorder Awareness Infographic

  1. 1. Beatingeating disorders at work Eating disorders don’t discriminate. ANY GENDER, ANY BACKGROUND, ANY AGE people affected in the UK 725,000 Equivalent to the population of the Metropolitan Borough of Leeds Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses
  2. 2. costs to sufferers and carers3.1BILLION treatment costs to the NHS4.6BILLION private treatment costs1.1BILLION lost income to the economy8 BILLION Annual direct financial costs totalling =
  3. 3. The impact of eating disorders at work Our survey respondents told us: Two thirds have no workplace support 4 out of 5 don’t feel or don’t know whether colleagues are informed about eating disorders feel stigmatised or discriminated against at work 30% say employers “unhelpful” in recovery 40% use holiday for related medical appointments 38%
  4. 4. and here's what respondents believe employers can do to help Provide mental health first aider 46% Training for managers 60% Policy concerning mental health and eating disorders 69.4% Work based counselling 43.1% Time off for medical appointments 58.7% Read the full survey and find out more at www.b-eat.co.uk/workplace
  5. 5. Request a poster for your staff room It’s time for a compassionate change Eating Disorders Awareness Week 22-28 Feb 2016 enei best practice guideavailable onour website –tell your employer about it Sock Itto EatingDisorders on26 February(#SockIt) It’s time for a compassionate change Share our messages on facebook and twitter (@beatED #EDAW2016) During EDAW we will be offering support through... www.b-eat.co.uk/workplace To overcome eating disorders we must work together as a whole
  6. 6. Beat is the UK’s charity supporting anyone affected by an eating disorder helpline • support • information • training • consultancy The sooner someone gets the treatment they need, the more likely they are to make a full recovery. The good news is this: eating disorders are treatable and a full recovery is possible *Costs of Eating Disorders report , 2015 ** Eating Disorders at Work survey, 2015 Produced with support from Ashfield Healthcare Communications Helpline 0345 634 1414 help@b-eat.co.ukwww.b-eat.co.uk
  7. 7. Request a poster for your staff room costs to sufferers and carers3.1BILLION treatment costs to the NHS4.6BILLION private treatment costs1.1BILLION lost income to the economy8 BILLION The impact of eating disorders at work Our survey respondents told us: Annual direct financial costs totalling Two thirds have no workplace support 4 out of 5 don’t feel or don’t know whether colleagues are informed about eating disorders feel stigmatised or discriminated against at work 30% say employers “unhelpful” in recovery 40% It’s time for a compassionate change and here's what respondents believe employers can do to help use holiday for related medical appointments 38% Eating Disorders Awareness Week 22-28 Feb 2016 enei best practice guideavailable onour website –tell your employer about it Sock Itto EatingDisorders on26 February(#SockIt) Beatingeating disorders at work It’s time for a compassionate change Provide mental health first aider 46% Training for managers 60% Policy concerning mental health and eating disorders 69.4% Work based counselling 43.1% Time off for medical appointments 58.7% Eating disorders don’t discriminate. ANY GENDER, ANY BACKGROUND, ANY AGE people affected in the UK 725,000 Equivalent to the population of the Metropolitan Borough of Leeds Share our messages on facebook and twitter (@beatED #EDAW2016) Read the full survey and find out more at www.b-eat.co.uk/workplace During EDAW we will be offering support through... Beat is the UK’s charity supporting anyone affected by an eating disorder helpline • support • information • training • consultancy The sooner someone gets the treatment they need, the more likely they are to make a full recovery. The good news is this: eating disorders are treatable and a full recovery is possible *Costs of Eating Disorders report , 2015 ** Eating Disorders at Work survey, 2015 Produced with support from Ashfield Healthcare Communications Helpline 0345 634 1414 help@b-eat.co.ukwww.b-eat.co.uk = www.b-eat.co.uk/workplace To overcome eating disorders we must work together as a whole Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses

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