Aims
  • To provide a network of support for sufferers of eating/food/weight related issues in a safe and confidential environment
  • To provide information, advice, education, resources and practical help for sufferers and their carers which will help...
  • To foster healthy lifestyles towards achieving
  • To be self focussed

http://www.breathetherapies.co.uk/ - Sister Organisation Breathe



S.E.E.D. will implement the following services to achieve these aims:

  • Provide a support system for carers of those with eating/food/weight related issues
  • Provide Information and advice packs with a Lancashire focus.
  • Fortnightly self help groups for those suffering with eating disorders, with these groups being either open support sessions or educational sessions focusing on a specific area (see Calendar for details)
  • Fortnightly outreach Carer Advice & Information Clinics, with these groups being either open support sessions or educational sessions focusing on a particular topic (see Calendar for details)
  • A weekly Drop In and signposting service, where anyone can come and talk in a relaxing atmosphere, or can participate in activities related to a specific area (see Calendar for details)
  • Provide Educational and therapeutic experiences in addition to the self help group
  • Provide an online chat and email service through our website
  • Provides information and resources via the Library Service, in which members can loan out any books they are interested in (see Library Service for details) 
  • Delivers training and support to students, teachers and health professionals
  • Bespoke training for professionals on how to identify sign and symptoms of Eating Disorders and what assists GPs, Nurses, Therapists, School Teachers and Lecturers.
  • Has a sister, not for profit, organisation called Breathe offering individualised treatment plans for eating disorders i.e. Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and failed dieting.  (Funded either by PCT eligibility or self funded).

Mission Statement

S.E.E.D. is dedicated to raising awareness about eating disorders in Lancashire by providing information resources and education, training and support for everyone affected by eating disorders and/or working with eating disorders

We acknowledge that the symptoms of eating disorders are an expression of deeper emotional need. We believe that people suffering with an eating disorder can get better; that there is help available and this help should be freely accessible.

Our logo represents our belief that with guidance and encouragement an individual can grow, develop and flourish.

Statement of Faith
We Believe:

  • There is one God, who exists forever in Three Persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit 
  • That Jesus Christ is our personal saviour. He had a virgin birth, led a sinless life, performed many miracles and died on our behalf. He was resurrected and ascended to his Father and will come again.
  • In the healing power and ministry of the Holy Spirit.
  • That the Bible is the infallible, authoritative Word of God
  • That man was created in God's image but that through sin we need to receive God's mercy through the redemptive power of Jesus.
  • Our salvation comes through repentance towards God and faith in Jesus. That the Church is the manifestation in spiritual unity of all believers in Jesus.

SEED is a non-denominational organisation and does not restrict access of its services to anyone of a particular faith group. All committee members are required to endorse our statement of faith along with group leaders. Our steering group which informs our committee and all other volunteers are not required to endorse our statement of faith but are asked to be sympathetic and understanding of the Christian ethos of the organisation. SEED also endorses the statement of faith of Preston Evangelical Network, Anorexia and Bulimia Care and the Association of Christian Counsellors (copies available on request).







 

SEED (Support and Education for Eating Disorders)
Charity No. 1144313
Registered in England and Wales
Company No. 074550528

Email: hello@seedlancashire.co.uk    Tel: 0844 3915539  
Write to: Galloways, Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Penwortham, PR1 0LS

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