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Tom Quinn

Director of External Affairs at Beat, the UK's eating disorder charity.

Director of External Affairs at Beat, the UK's eating disorder charity.

To The Bone Could Be Triggering For People Who Have Been Affected By Eating Disorders

<em>To the Bone</em> clearly presents the significant psychological distress felt by Ellen and those around her in treatment, and depicts the wider impact eating disorders have on the family circle. The film makes clear that anorexia and other eating disorders are serious mental illnesses, and not a choice or about dieting or vanity.
14/07/2017 14:29 BST

On World Mental Health Day, We Mustn't Overlook Eating Disorders

Eating disorders cause enormous damage to a sufferer's psyche long before they cause lasting harm to their body, and the more time they go without getting the support they need, the worse the problem becomes. This is why Beat champions early intervention.
10/10/2016 17:17 BST