Reach out for help
Your local doctor is a good starting point to find out what services are available and best for you. Other helpful resources are listed below.
Places to get mental health info
In the USA, www.helpguide.org/mental has help links and info on mental illness including eating disorders.
In the UK, see www.nhs.uk for health info and support services.
People to call for help
Phone your emergency line, e.g. ‘000’ or ‘911’ and ask for the police
In Australia, you can also call your local area health service 24 hr mental health free call (just websearch it, look it up in the phonebook or call directory assistance). They can organise a crisis response team if you need one.
Elsewhere there will be different services available, depending on where you live.
If your problem is related to drugs or alcohol
Go to Useful websites: Drugs or alcohol for contact info for help for yourself or for a friend or family member.