Seen But Not Heard: Understanding Eating Disorders

Seen But Not Heard is a collective advocacy eating disorder project at CAPS Independent Advocacy.

Service Description

It involves a collective advocacy group of people with lived experience of eating disorders who come together and share their stories to create awareness, to help educate others and to reduce stigma. They are involved in decisions regarding pieces of work, how the project is developed and facilitated by a CAPS worker, who also has lived experience.

The group meet regularly and deliver training sessions.

For more information about the project, please go to the CAP website.

If you would like to get involved with the Seen But Not Heard collective eating disorder project, please contact Niamh at

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Provider's Name: CAPS Independent Advocacy

Type: Charity/Voluntary

CAPS provides collective and individual advocacy and also hosts several experience-led projects across Lothian. They work to enable people who use mental health services to set their own agenda; to find a stronger voice; to get their point across and influence decisions which affect them.

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