S.E.E.D Lancashire (Support and Education for Eating Disorders)

SEED offers information, advice, education and practical help for individuals suffering from Eating Disorders and their carers.

SEED's Mission Statement:

"SEED is dedicated to raising awareness about Eating Disorders in Lancashire by providing information, resources education, training and support for everyone affected by Eating Disorders and/or work with Eating Disorders.

We acknowledge that the symptoms of Eating Disorders are an expression of deeper emotional; needs. We believe that people suffering from an Eating Disorder can get better; that there is help available and this help should be freely accessible.

Our logo represents our belief that with guidance and encouragement an individual can grow, develop and flourish."

SEED aims to provide a network of support for sufferers of eating/food/weight related issues and their carers in a safe and confidential environment. Further to this, we aim to foster healthy lifestyles towards achieving independence and improved quality of life.

Referral Criteria & Process

Self referral. Just turn up. No need to book.

Training

All volunteers trained in eating disorders and facilitation and various other training such as safeguarding, manual handling etc.

Qualifications

As above

Experience

The Founder and CEO has extensive experience in eating disorder treatment and support and has recovered from an eating disorder herself. Shelley is a qualified mental health nurse and has specialist qualifications in eating disorders. She shares this experience with volunteers. The service has been delivering services for eating disorder support for 11 years.

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Last Updated: 17/02/2020

Quayside House
Navigation Way
Off Chain Caul Way
Preston
Lancashire
PR2 2YP

Age Groups: (19-25) (25+)

SEED offers a range of services for anyone over the age of 18.

Fees: No
Categories
Types of Support:
Face to face
Group/peer support
Guided self-help
Online
Training
Specialisms:
Anorexia
Binge eating disorder
Bulimia
Compulsive overeating
OSFED - other specified feeding and eating disorders
Body dysmorphia
Body image
Comorbidity (eating disorders and other mental health conditions)
Emotional overeating
Over exercising
Self esteem
Types of Service:
Charity/Voluntary body
Counselling Centre
Support group (carers)
Support Group (recoverers)