Eating disorders are a serious mental illness affecting 1.6 million people in the UK. beat provides helplines for adults and young people, online support and a UK-wide network of self-help groups to help people beat their eating disorder.beat is the leading UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families. beat helped me when I was at one of the lowest points in my life and I am so grateful for the support that they were able to offer. To donate some money in order to make beat even better, please click on the image above. Thank you!