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Due to the unprecedented demands on our service we have had to currently close our list. We will be reviewing this on a regular basis and will update our Home page when we are ready to re-open it.

Clients wishing to access the services we offer can either self-refer or be referred through their GP. (See above note).

Patients on the Community Eating Disorder Service waiting list should not refer to Caraline as well.

If you wish to self refer to Caraline please follow this link and complete our Client Referral Form The form can be found at the top of the resources/information by page. When you have completed it please save it and return it to:

We see clients from 17 years old - please note there is no upper age limit for people wishing to access our services.

If you or somebody you know can answer yes to any of the following points, you may benefit from contacting Caraline to discuss how we can help.

Dramatic weight loss in a relatively short period of time

• Wearing big or baggy clothes or dressing in layers to hide body shape

• Preoccupied with calories and fat content of foods.

• Obsession with continuous exercise.

• Noticeable food restriction and self-starvation.

• Bingeing and/or purging.

• Isolation, fear of eating with others.

• Food rituals such as shifting the food around on the plate to make it look eaten

• Dizziness and headaches

• Frequent sore throats and/or swollen glands

• Low self-esteem, need for acceptance and approval of others

• Feeling cold

• Loss of menstrual cycle or delay in commencement of menstruation

• Constipation or incontinence

• Mood swings, depression, fatigue

• Insomnia - poor sleeping habits

Please note services provided to clients in the Luton and Bedfordshire area are only available to clients aged 17+ years.