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'I had to wait eight months for anorexia treatment'

7 October 2013 Last updated at 09:29 BST

Beat, a charity which helps people with eating disorders, is calling on the government to do more to help young people.

Anorexia and bulimia sufferers are often left on long waiting lists before they are referred for specialist treatment.

Sarah Young, a recovering anorexic, told BBC Breakfast she had to wait eight months for any treatment.

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