Help in a Crisis
If you’re not sure who to contact, or you can’t remember their contact details, please call one of our Access Teams at any time:
- Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin 0808 1964501
- Staffordshire 0808 1963002
If you believe that you are suffering a genuine life-threatening emergency, you should call 999 or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department. Local hospitals with Accident and Emergency departments are:
- Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, 01952 641222
- Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, 01743 261000
- County Hospital, Stafford (08:00 to 22:00), 01785 257731
- Royal Stoke Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent, 01782 715444
- Queens Hospital, Burton, 01283 511 511 ext 5004 or 5006
Self Help Resources
"Overcoming Binge Eating: The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop" written by Christopher G. Fairburn
The following are apps that people sometimes use for their monitoring records, this is where you would record, in real-time, all your intake and associated feelings, thoughts and behaviours. It’s a case of finding a system that works best for you, some people like the digital recording but paper records are fine too.
Rise Up and Recover
An Eating Disorder monitoring and management tool for anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating.
Available from Google Play and Apple App Store.
The smart companion for managing your journey to recovery from eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, obsessive eating disorder, binge eating disorder, and compulsive eating disorder.
Available from Google Play and the Apple App Store.
- BEAT - The UK’s National Eating Disorder charity. Telephone 0808 801 0677 or visit the BEAT website.
- Free, evidence-based self help modules provided by the Australian Government.
- Information about Eating Disorders and COVID-19, provided by BEAT.
- Look after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak, provided by The Mental Health Foundation.
General Help and Advice
- Our own 24-hour mental health helpline, telephone 0300 555 5001
- Patient Advice Liaison Service (PALS) provide information, support and guidance to all patients, carers and their families. Telephone 0800 783 2865 (between 9.30am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)).
- For information on health conditions, treatments, answers to common health questions, and information about local services, visit the NHS website.
- NHS 111 can help if you have an urgent medical (but non-life threatening) problem and you’re not sure what to do. Telephone 111 or visit the NHS 111 website.