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The National Eating Disorders Association (N.E.D.A.) is a non-profit dedicated to public awareness about eating disorders through prevention programs, advocacy, and supporting research. The organization hosts an annual conference for health care professionals, those with eating disorders and their families. N.E.D.A. operates an Information and Referral Helpline at (800) 931-2237 Monday through Friday 9:30 - 4:30 PST. Visit their website at http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org.
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (A.N.A.D.) is involved with eating disorder education, prevention, advocacy, and supports research initiatives. A.N.A.D. operates a Help and Referral Hotline at (847) 831-3438 Monday through Friday 9:00 - 5:00 p.m. CST. Their website address is http://www.anad.org.
National Eating Disorder Information Centre (N.E.D.I.C.) is a Canadian non-profit organization providing information and resources on eating disorders. Call (866) 633-4220 and visit http://www.nedic.ca
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center (E.D.R.I.C.) has a website offering a comprehensive database of eating disorder treatment providers. Visit http://www.edreferral.com.
Gürze Books, LLC is a publishing company specializing in eating disorders publications. Their website http://www.gurze.com is a good resource for information on eating disorders.
Eating for Life Alliance (ELA) is a non-profit with a mission of ensuring colleges have access to educational resources for the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. Visit www.eatingforlife.org.
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to preventing eating disorders and promoting a positive body image, free from weight preoccupation and size prejudice. The Alliance offers educational presentations and free support groups, advocates for mental health legislation, has a Toll-Free National Helpline at (866) 662-1235, and provides referrals, training, support and mentoring services. Visit www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com.
Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (F.E.A.S.T.) is an organization of and for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from EDs by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment, and advocating for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders. www.feast-ed.org, (540) 227-8518, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Joy Project is a non-profit dedicated to working towards reducing the rate and severity of eating disorders by supporting and conducting research, education, and support programs. Their website at www.joyproject.org features a recovery support message forum, a treatment center directory, info. and resources, including info. on dealing with insurance companies and financing treatment, self-help worksheets and project ideas, and more. E-mail: email@example.com.
Reaching Out Against Eating Disorders (R.O.A.E.D.) is a non-profit eating disorder organization serving the New York metro area dedicated to providing help to individuals with eating disorders as well as addressing the needs of families and friends. It offers weekly and bi-weekly support groups and a First Things First monthly program - all free of charge. Contact ESchieren@yahoo.com, 516-510-9001, www.roaed.org.
The Eating Disorders Information Network (EDIN) is a nonprofit organization in Atlanta, GA dedicated to the prevention of eating disorders through education, outreach, and action. Visit http://www.myedin.org. Call (404) 816-3346 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beyond Hunger is a non-profit located in San Rafael, CA dedicated to helping adolescents and adults with eating disorders and body image issues make peace with food, weight, and themselves. They work at prevention and provide education, and host support groups and workshops. Visit http://www.beyondhunger.org. 415-459-2270. email@example.com.
Eating Disorder Hope, LLC offers "hope" for recovery from eating disorders by offering information, resources, eating disorder treatment options, recovery tools, and support groups. Visit them at http://www.EatingDisorderHope.com
MentorCONNECT: Where Relationships Replace Eating Disorders is an online community where those who need support in recovering from an eating disorder are matched with mentors who offer them support through their journey to recovery. To provide support to others or receive support, go to http://www.key-to-life.com/mentorconnect to join as a member.
The Binge Eating Disorder Association (B.E.D.A.) is a non-profit organization providing tools for a healthy recovery and resources to professionals for diagnosing, treating, and preventing binge eating disorder. Visit http://www.bedaonline.com.
Eating Disorder Network of Maryland (EDN Maryland) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Their goal is to educate and spread eating disorder awareness by providing support groups, community outreach, community education, support to parents and families, and by providing an online referral directory connecting Maryland families with the services they need. www.ednmaryland.org
Maudsley Parents is an organization with a website at http://www.maudsleyparents.org. The site is for parents with children who have eating disorders. Their philosophy is a family-based approach to treatment, called the Maudsley Approach.
Resources for Eating Disorder Professionals