Eating disorders

34 services from 6 providers and 5 apps

We support people in Bradford to have their say about the things that matter to them. Our team will support you to be heard, to understand your rights, choices and options, and to make your own decisions. This service provides IMHA for people who need support with their rights under the mental health act. Please contact us for more details.

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This specialist service will support you to recover from the violence, abuse and exploitation you have suffered, and to gain a place of safety where you can be in control of your own life and make positive decisions about your future. An advocacy worker will work with you to solve immediate issues of safety and will address basic needs such as homelessness, lack of food and the need for mental & physical health services. The worker will encourage, support & inform you so you can be active in your own immigration case, understand it, respond promptly when you get letters from the Home Office and solicitors, and be pro-active in collecting and discussing new evidence to support your case. The advocacy worker will also work with you to build a support network around you including signposting and referring to other agencies and groups. She will support you to plan for the future, to get work experience through volunteering and gain skills & knowledge through attending community ESOL and IT classes, and where possible attending college and applying for bursaries and University places. You will be supported to access other specialist sexual violence services at Bradford Rape Crisis.

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We offer free, one-to-one counselling for women and girls who live in the Bradford area. You can self-refer to our counselling service or be referred by other organisations and agencies such as your GP or support worker. Counselling can give you some time and space where you can think, reflect and talk things through. It takes a lot of courage to come for counselling and it’s not always easy to talk about your thoughts and feelings. You don’t have to talk about anything that you are not ready to talk about. Your counsellor will not judge you or tell you what to do. She will help you to try to make sense of what has happened to you and to recognise what you need to move forward. We have a counselling service by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) counsellors for BAME women and young women. Jyoti counsellors speak Punjabi, Urdu and Mir Puri. We always use interpreters when need so you can use the service whatever language you speak.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * A 12-week course in a small group which will help you identify triggers and wellness tools to help you overcome your personal mental health issues. Talk to one of our practitioners to see if it could help you by calling 01274 730815 or e-mail admin@mindinbradford.org.uk. Booking required.

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N.B. Owing to the Coronavirus crisis, we are moving to internet and/or telephone counselling. We apologise for any delay while we move over to these new systems. Please contact us for further details. Fast Track service is provided by Bradford Counselling Services (BCS) and is £42 per session (discounts available for block bookings). All revenues from the Fast Track service help us to build capacity for our free 121 Counselling service and to help reduce waiting times. All initial consultations are free and if you decide to take up the service, you are allocated a counsellor within two weeks. Fast Track Counselling is also available to companies and organisations who require mental health support for their employees. Just call the office and speak to the manager for more details.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * A small, friendly and supportive group where you can share your experiences and learn new techniques to improve your wellbeing and mental health.

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The Jyoti service is a specialist service for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women and girls, which is run by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women. Jyoti offers a culturally sensitive approach to dealing with issues around rape & sexual violence. The fear of how we will be perceived within our family, community and culture often means that these issues are dismissed, kept secret or never acknowledged. Shame and family honour prevent many women from speaking about their experiences. Our workers also understand how racism can impact on women’s lives, and make it harder for us to find the support we need. The Jyoti service is a safe place where you can come and talk about the difficulties you face at the moment, or the abuse you experienced in the past. Confidentiality is of the upmost importance. We offer services in a range of languages and are able to access a confidential interpreting service. All our counsellors and interpreters are BAME women. We run a specialist Jyoti helpline, so you know your call will be answered by a BAME woman. We offer one-to-one counselling, which gives you a safe, non-judgemental space to be heard by a specialist counsellor who can help you explore the impacts of sexual violence. Through regular face-to-face sessions, the Jyoti service hopes you will be able to shed the shame, find positive ways of coping, and recover and heal. We also run a support group which enables women to come together, to share their experiences and their own ways of coping, and to support each other.

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We understand how difficult it can be to pick up the phone and ask for help, but the helpline is here for any woman or girl who has been affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives. Confidentiality is at the heart of our service, you don’t even have to give your real name to use the helpline. It’s a chance to talk to a woman worker who will listen and understand. We won’t judge you, we’re here to offer support and help. You can use the helpline throughout your journey of recovery. The helpline is also a good place to get information about all the different services we offer and we can also signpost you to other services if you wish. Wednesday & Thursday afternoon are Jyoti help line sessions by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women workers for BAME women and girls. Jyoti help line workers speak English Punjabi, Urdu and Mir Puri. We use language line for all help line times so that we can talk on the phone with women and girls in any language.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * Find out how making small changes to your daily life and routines can improve your mood, mental health and wellbeing during this 6-week course. Booking required. Call 01274 730815 or e-mail admin@mindinbradford.org.uk.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * Each week we look at one of national Mind's guides to expand our awareness and discover new self help techniques. Open to everyone who has attended one of our Welcome Groups.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * A small, friendly and supportive group for men where you can share your experiences and learn new techniques to improve your wellbeing and mental health.

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* Our 1:1 support is currently being offered over the phone because of restrictions during the coronavirus outbreak. You can still book an appointment to speak to one of our recovery workers by contacting your own GP receptionist and asking for an appointment with a Mind recovery worker in Extended Access.* Mind in Bradford offers one-to-one support at three GP surgeries in Bradford. These appointments can be a first step to seeking help for your own mental health problems or those of a family member. We have separate recovery workers for young people aged between 11-25 and adults. You do not need to have a diagnosis or be referred by your own GP. To make an appointment, contact your own GP receptionist and ask to see a Mind Recovery Worker in Extended Access. Appointments are available between 6.30pm and 9.30pm at the following surgeries: Shipley Medical Centre on Wednesdays & Fridays The Ridge Medical Practice on Mondays and Tuesdays Picton Medical Centre on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

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Borrow a Baby in Educational Settings (BABIES) is a ten-week accredited sexual health, confidence & self-esteem building programme. It culminates in a three-day residential experience using Real Care Babies to help reduce the risk of teenage pregnancy. The young people undertake sessions on body image and eating disorders, sexual health, learn skills in assertiveness and planning for the future, and complete a Big Brother-style video diary whilst on residential.

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Round the clock support for anyone in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale or Craven experiencing a mental health crisis. You do not have to have used any mental health services before to contact us. Give us a call and talk to our trained telecoaches. Open to all ages.

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We support people in Bradford to have their say about the things that matter to them. Our team will support you to be heard, to understand your rights, choices and options, and to make your own decisions. We provide free and independent advocacy and user involvement services. If you have been assessed as ‘lacking capacity’ to make specific decisions about yourself, particularly your care or long term accommodation, you could get support from an advocate. Please contact us to find out more.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * Mind in Bradford runs free wellbeing groups designed to support you and help you on the road to recovery. They are a mix of therapeutic, recovery and social activities, ranging from singing and tribal drumming to peer support group and wellness programmes. You don't need a diagnosis or referral to attend, just book onto a Welcome Group to find out more by calling 01274 730815 or e-mail admin@mindinbradford.org.uk.

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We run therapy groups for 14 – 18 year olds who want to be with other girls and young women who have been through similar experiences. We meet in term time after school. Girls and young women can have a difficult time at home, or lose their friends and be bullied after experiencing sexual violence. The opportunity to be with other girls of a similar age who may understand some of what you have been through is really important to the girls who come. To begin with, most girls are very worried about coming to a group, but once they come, they feel pleased to be there and look forward to it every week. We talk and think together about: How to keep safe. Feelings that can be really difficult. How to manage when things are hard. The girls are very good at keeping confidentiality about what is said in the group. They are also fantastic at looking after each other when things are tough at home or at school. The girls say the group is safe and that they can say what they really feel. They know the workers will listen, believe and respect them. We provide taxis so girls can get to the groups and home safely. We also provide some snacks and drinks in each session. We can take referrals from the girls themselves, their families, schools, social care, Victim Support or other organisations or agencies.

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Support with police and courts for women and girls. The ISVA worker can provide Information about the legal process and your rights, to help you make a decision about whether or not to report to the Police. We respect your right to choose what’s best for you. If you have reported to the Police, or you choose to do so, the ISVA will support you through all the stages of the legal process, and if your case goes to court the ISVA can support you through the trial and beyond. The ISVA will not tell you what to do, but will work with you at your pace, to help you make informed choices that are right for you.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * Our social zones are welcoming, safe places where you can meet new friends and share experiences and advice in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. They are open to all who have registered for one of our Welcome Groups.

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* Our evening crisis service, The Sanctuary, is currently provided by telephone because of restrictions arising from the coronavirus outbreak. We can still help and support you over the phone. Referral is through First Response on 01274 221181. * The Sanctuary offers a calm, safe space for those experiencing mental distress. It provides practical and emotional support and can be an alternative to hospital admission. The service is operated by Mind in Bradford and is available between 6pm and 1am every day to those people in Bradford and Craven aged 16+. Referral is through First Response on 01274 221181.

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Welcome to our Therapies self-help guide. Here we share information on a range of therapies to help you make an informed decision.

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Elefriends is a safe, online community run by Mind, the mental health charity. Here you will find support, friendship and a place to share. www.elefriends.org.uk

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Welcome to Mind's Student Life self-help guide. Here we explore how mental health and student life can sometimes conflict and we look at ways of coping and where you can go for support.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * A small, friendly and supportive group for women where you can share your experiences and learn new techniques to improve your wellbeing and mental health.

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Social care teams in the local authority have a duty to make sure that people are fully involved in understanding and making decisions about the care and support they need. For people who will find it very hard to be fully involved in the care process, independent advocacy is available.

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* Our 1:1 support is currently being offered over the phone because of restrictions during the coronavirus outbreak. You can still book an appointment to speak to one of our recovery workers by contacting your own GP receptionist and asking for an appointment with a Mind recovery worker in Extended Access.* Mind in Bradford offers one-to-one support at three GP surgeries in Bradford. These appointments can be a first step to seeking help for your own mental health problems or those of a family member. We have separate recovery workers for young people aged between 11-25 and adults. You do not need to have a diagnosis or be referred by your own GP. To make an appointment, contact your own GP receptionist and ask to see a Mind Recovery Worker in Extended Access. Appointments are available between 6.30pm and 9.30pm at the following surgeries: Shipley Medical Centre on Wednesdays & Fridays The Ridge Medical Practice on Mondays and Tuesdays Picton Medical Centre on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

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Guide-Line is a confidential telephone support service which offers mental health advice and information between 12pm and 9pm every day. Lines are open to anyone aged 18+ who feels in need of help or who is worried about a loved one. It is not a counselling or therapy service but speaking to one of our workers could help you stay well, build resilience and find out what support is available locally. All calls are confidential unless we feel there is an immediate risk to you or someone else. Urdu and Punjabi speakers can be requested.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * Our social zones are safe places where you can socialise, share experiences and swap advice in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. Open to all who have registered at one of our Welcome Groups.

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * A six-week course where you learn how to improve your mental health through cooking and eating well. Booking required. Call Mind in Bradford on 01274 730815.

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Mindfulness courses for female survivors of sexual violence and abuse Mindfulness is a way of being in the present moment, a way of being aware of our thoughts and feelings with acceptance and kindness. Mindfulness helps us to recognise our negative patterns of thinking, and to realise that we can let them go. When we criticise and judge ourselves we make our lives much harder, mindfulness gives us a way of making friends with ourselves. Research has shown that practicing mindfulness has huge benefits for both our mental and physical health. The course we run uses the insights from this research, and covers practical techniques to reduce our stress levels and increase our well-being. It has eight weekly sessions in which: We learn formal practices to develop mindfulness – these are meditations where we learn to focus our attention on specific things such as our breathing, or our whole body or on developing kindness. We learn some ‘mindfulness in action’ practices which are little things we can do in everyday life to help us let go of stress. We also cover information to help us understand how our minds work, so we can have more control and choice about what we do.

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* Our 1:1 support is currently being offered over the phone because of restrictions during the coronavirus outbreak. You can still book an appointment to speak to one of our recovery workers by contacting your own GP receptionist and asking for an appointment with a Mind recovery worker in Extended Access.* Mind in Bradford offers one-to-one support at three GP surgeries in Bradford. These appointments can be a first step to seeking help for your own mental health problems or those of a family member. We have separate recovery workers for young people aged between 11-25 and adults. You do not need to have a diagnosis or be referred by your own GP. To make an appointment, contact your own GP receptionist and ask to see a Mind Recovery Worker in Extended Access. Appointments are available between 6.30pm and 9.30pm at the following surgeries: Shipley Medical Centre on Wednesdays & Fridays The Ridge Medical Practice on Mondays and Tuesdays Picton Medical Centre on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

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* Sadly, we cannot offer our full wellbeing service during the coronavirus outbreak because of public health restrictions. Wellbeing groups are temporarily cancelled but we are working on new ways of delivering extra support to our clients. Telephone support is available through Guide-Line on 01274 594594. * An informal group led by a wellbeing practitioner which offers ongoing support for those who have completed one of our WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Planning) courses.

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Welcome to Mind's Eating Problems self-help guide. Here we explain possible causes and how you can access treatment and support plus there are tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

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Emotional Support for girls at their school We support girls in a number of schools. Staff contact us to provide weekly emotional support sessions for individual girls. This is usually when they are struggling to deal with the impact of sexual abuse and do not have the support they need.

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Mersey Care's Self Help gives you access to a range of mental health self-help guides. These guides, some of which have been commended at the British Medical Association Patient Information Award, have been written by NHS clinical psychologists with contributions from service users and healthcare staff. A PDF viewer is required to read the guides.

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Are you looking for a good companion for your eating disorder – anorexia, bulimia or binge eating? Jourvie is your answer! With Jourvie, you can fill out food diaries, save and export them later – quickly and discreetly. Setting up a reminder helps you not to forget. In addition, coping strategies guide you through difficult situations. You can even add your own! Our goal: to support you as good as we can, and make dealing with the disease easier. The features of the app are as follows: ? Food diary - keep a digital food diary quickly and discreetly ? Archive - your completed food diaries are saved in an archive, which you can export and print as a file. This way, you can take them to your therapy session and discuss them together with your therapist. ? Reminder - never forget to fill out the food diary ? Coping strategies - these tips and tricks will help you in difficult situations. And you can even add your own! ? Motivation - pictures and quotes will motivate you on the road to recovery! ? Available in English, German and Bulgarian. Soon also in other languages! Your feedback is important to us, because only then we can improve Jourvie constantly and help more people. In case of problems, questions, suggestions, praise and criticism you can reach us here: ? www.jourvie.com ? hello@jourvie.com ? www.twitter.com/jourvie_app ? www.facebook.com/jourvie

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Are you looking for a good companion for your eating disorder – anorexia, bulimia or binge eating? Jourvie is your answer! With Jourvie, you can fill out food diaries, save and export them later – quickly and discreetly. Setting up a reminder helps you not to forget. In addition, coping strategies guide you through difficult situations. You can even add your own! Our goal: to support you as good as we can, and make dealing with the disease easier. The features of the app are as follows: – Food diary - keep a digital food diary quickly and discreetly – Archive - your completed food diaries are saved in an archive, which you can export and print as a file. This way, you can take them to your therapy session and discuss them together with your therapist. – Reminder - never forget to fill out the food diary – Coping strategies - these tips and tricks will help you in difficult situations. And you can even add your own! – Motivation - pictures and quotes will motivate you on the road to recovery! – Available in English and German. Soon also in other languages! Your feedback is important to us, because only then we can improve Jourvie constantly and help more people. In case of problems, questions, suggestions, praise and criticism you can reach us here: – www.jourvie.com – hello@jourvie.com – www.twitter.com/jourvie_app – www.facebook.com/jourvie

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Would you like to have a better relationship with food and your body? Make dietary changes for medical reasons? Overcome overeating or binge eating? Keep on track with a nutrition plan? Link with your dietitian or doctor for feedback? Then the Nourishly App is for you! Nourishly was built with input from leading dietitians, psychologists and researchers to bring together “what works”, including: * Cognitive-behavioral meal, activity, sleep, hunger and temptation tracking * Simple and specialized meal plans * Science backed micro-missions that tweak your habits to unlock breakthroughs * Thought provoking and surprising rewards * Resilience strategies to help unstick you when needed *Link with your care team to get feedback and precision treatment! Oh, and we take your privacy and security super seriously. We comply with HIPAA and meet industry-standard security practices. Please note: There is no calorie counting or advertising in this app. *** Why you should try it *** Link with your care team. Turbo charge the care you receive by linking with your Dietitian, Nutritionist, Psychologist, Doctor, Social Worker, Health Coach, Nurse Practitioner, or Personal Trainer for insight-driven care and feedback in AND out of the session. Personalized meal, activity, mood and symptom trackers. You are multi-dimensional, and so should be your trusted tracker! Break free from stock-standard calorie counting with customizable and easy symptom, mood, thought, meal and activity tracking. 400 science-backed missions to choose from. Gradually master proven habit-hacks that can help you to manage your symptom feel energetic in and feel happy and healthy. Coping skills for when you get stuck. Take advantage of 200+ skills to unstick yourself when mental blockers, negative-self talk, lethargy and anxiety strike. Meal planning that is flexible and stress free. Pick from expert curated symptom-specific meal plans, create your own, or link with your nutrition expert for a plan personalized for you. Celebrate wins with rewards. Be surprised and delighted by beautiful, funny and thought provoking reflection images and affirmations. Nourishly may ask for access to your step count data if you are linked with a clinician who has requested it. Collection of this data is completely optional. We integrate with Apple's Health App to achieve this. The data will be handled and used in accordance with Nourishly's privacy policy and terms of service.

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Whether you’re struggling with your weight, trying to make dietary changes for medical reasons, trying to overcome digestive issues, or are working with a health professional and would like to ditch paper diaries, Nourishly is here to make it a whole lot easier! Nourishly was built with input from leading dietitians, psychologists and researchers to bring together “what works”, including: ☆ Cognitive-behavioral meal, activity, mood, sleep, hunger and temptation tracking ☆ Simple and specialized meal plans ☆ Science backed micro-missions that tweak your habits to unlock "Ah-ha!" moments ☆ Rewards that surprise and delight you along the way ☆ Resilience strategies to help unstick you when needed ☆ Link with your healthcare professional for feedback and precision treatment! Nourishly had been built with love to make you proud and confident in your relationship with food and your body, so that you can fully participate in all that life has to offer. Oh, and we take your privacy and security super seriously. We comply with HIPAA and meet industry-standard security practices. Please note: There is no calorie counting or advertising in this app. 6 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE IT A TRY 1. LINK WITH YOUR CARE TEAM: Turbo charge the care you receive by linking with your Dietitian, Nutritionist, Psychologist, Doctor, Social Worker, Health Coach, Nurse Practitioner, or Personal Trainer for insight-driven care and feedback in AND out of session. 2. PERSONALIZED MEAL, MOOD, ACTIVITY AND SYMPTOM TRACKER: You are multi-dimensional, and so should be your trusted tracker! Break free from stock-standard calorie counting with customizable and easy symptom, mood, thought, meal and activity tracking. 3. 400 SCIENCE-BACKED MISSIONS TO MASTER: Gradually master proven habit-hacks that can help you to manage your symptoms, reach your ideal body weight, and feel energetic in your daily life. 4. COPING SKILLS FOR WHEN YOU GET STUCK: Take advantage of 200+ skills to unstick yourself when mental blockers, negative-self talk, lethargy and anxiety strike. 5. MEAL PLANNING TO THE STARS: Pick from expert curated symptom-specific meal plans, create your own, or link with your nutrition expert for a plan personalized for you. 6. CELEBRATE WINS WITH REWARDS: Be surprised and delighted by beautiful, funny and thought provoking reflection images and affirmations.

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