Welcome to our siblings' page.
If your brother or sister is suffering from an eating disorder, the information on this page has deen devised to help you to support them and understand what they are going through.
Below you can download Beat's range of leaflets for siblings, and read two siblings' stories.
Here you can download our range of leaflets for siblings. These have been designed with brothers and sisters of different ages in mind: the first is for those under 8, to be read with an adult; the second for those aged 9-12; the third for teenagers; and finally, the forth one is for adults.
Here you can download and read two siblings' stories.
The first, from a young girl whose sister is battling an eating disorder, describes her experiences: of the importance of parents ensuring understanding – and of siblings not being kept in the dark; of opening up to others; and most of all, facing up to the realities of an eating disorder while remembering that things can get better - but recovery from an eating disorder will take time.
Click to read the story: A Sibling's Story
In the second story, a sibling gives gives her account of her sister's eating disorder, and why she feels siblings should be more involved in treatment - particularly family therapy.
Click to read this story: A Sibling
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