The Sussex Eating Disorders Peer Support Service (branded SEDS Peer 2 Peer) is launching two monthly peer support groups for those directly affected by eating disorders in Worthing and Chichester.
The main purpose for the groups is to provide those who attend a space to meet with other sufferers/carers to share their experiences and coping strategies. The group aim is to ease isolation by offering inclusion to men or women who attend..
- A safe and welcoming environment where sufferers/carers can share and discuss their experiences
- Monthly meetings with other sufferers/carers to offer and receive peer support
- Information and advice on eating disorders to enable better understanding of symptoms
- Gateways to support including counselling, other therapies and support groups and treatment e.g. Coastal West Sussex Eating Disorders Service
Any individual affected by eating disorders and problem eating over the age of eighteen from the coastal West Sussex area is able to attend the groups. Those wishing to attend are welcome to be part of the Peer Support group whether or not thy are currently receiving support as counselling or other therapies.
Worthing group – takes place on the second Wednesday of the month, 7-8.30pm, at the Sidney Walter Centre
Chichester group – takes place on the last Wednesday of the month, 7-8.30pm, at the Friends Meeting House
For more information please email Sam Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org