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Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
AED is an international trans-disciplinary professional organization that promotes excellence in research, treatment and prevention of eating disorders. The AED provides education, training and a forum for collaboration and professional dialogue.
The Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders (APTED)
APTED is an affiliation of a broad range of professionals involved in treating people with eating disorders in the San Francisco Bay Area: including private practitioners-psychologists, licensed counselors (MFTs), social workers, physicians, psychiatrists, and nutritionists.
Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) 
BEDA provides the individuals who suffer from binge eating disorder the recognition and resources they deserve to begin a safe journey toward a healthy recovery. BEDA also serves as a resource for providers of all kinds to prevent, diagnose, and treat the disorder.
The Body Positive
The Body Positive Positive’s mission is to teach young people to creatively transform the conditions in their lives that shape their body image and relationship to food and movement. We use our compelling and straightforward educational materials to help people adopt a Health at Every Size lifestyle, allowing them to enjoy healthy eating and physical movement in their natural bodies.
Diabulimia Helpline
(425) 985-3635
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24 hour hotline to help diabetics struggling with an eating disorder navigate insurance and find treatment resources.
Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action (EDC)
EDCis a cooperative of professional and advocacy-based organization is committed to federal advocacy for people with ED, their families, and professionals working with them. The website promotes membership in the Family & Friends Action Counsel, an ED awareness advocacy and lobbying group.
Eating Disorder Hope
Eating Disorder Hope promotes ending eating disordered behavior, embracing life and pursuing recovery through treatment referral, information and resources. Our mission is to foster appreciation of one's uniqueness and value in the world, unrelated to appearance, achievemnent or applause.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
The Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders. They have an easy-to-search database that is updated daily. They do not promote one form of treatment or one treatment center, instead their goal is to provide you the reader with all the tools necessary to make a personal and informed decision. EDReferral.com provides referrals to eating disorder professionals, treatment facilities and support groups, etc. In addition, they offer general information to inform the public about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. They have been in business since 1999 and are highly regarded in the eating disorder community.
Eating Disorders Resource Services (EDRS)
Eating Disorder Recovery Support, Inc. is a Marin and Sonoma County based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting community awareness of eating disorders, professional education and collaboration, and providing treatment scholarships to California residents that need financial assistance for treatment. If you would like to apply for a treatment scholarship, please visit www.edrs.net or call (707)778-7849.
Eating Recovery Center
The Eating Recovery Center, based in Sacramento, focuses on eating disorders awareness, education, and prevention.
FEAST is an international organization of and for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from eating disorders by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment, and advocating for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders.
Food Addicts
Food addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program of recovery for people who suffer from overating, under eating, bulimia, or obsession with food or body size. There are no dues or fees, and meetings are open to anyone who wants to stop eating addictively.
Grace on the Moon
Grace on the Moon features a main website full of information, eating disorder facts, articles, treatment options, resources, helpful books, and ideas for recovery for yourself or someone you love. 
An excellent catalogue which publishes and distributes a wide variety of book titles dealing with Eating Disorders. Free catalogues available online or by calling (800)756-7533. The most widely-used resource in the eating disorders field since 1980, this catalogue provides quality information on eating disorders recovery, research,education, advocacy and prevention
InnerSolutions is a counseling service dedicated to helping people heal from food, weight, and body issues. They base our philosophy on personal experiences of overcoming weight problems and help people look beyond their symptoms and into the real issues that have caused them to overeat in the first place.
Jenni Schaefer
Jenni Schaefer is a motivational speaker, writer, and singer. She has carried her message of self acceptance and triumph over adversity to the campuses of Harvard and Yale, to corporate leaders and mental health professionals, and to audiences ranging from teens to seniors, earning an international reputation for her ability to bring just the right insights and approach to each.
Kaiser Permanente
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program
Lucile Packard's Pediatric Weight Control Program
MentorCONNECT is the first global online eating disorders mentoring community.  In addition to offering one-on-one mentoring matches, the free membership includes access to a password protected, moderated, PRO-recovery environment with live weekly e-support groups, periodic special events, a wide variety of online themed support groups, recovery blogs, opportunity to personalize one's own profile page, educational/encouraging monthly teleconferences and more. 
Mother Against Eating Disorders (MAED)
MAED is an online Facebook organization created in 2011 for mothers  to help their children recover from eating disorders by providing information, mutual support, and to advocate for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders.
The National Alliance On Mental Illnesses
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
ANAD distributes listings of therapies, hospitals and informative materials; and sponsors support groups, conferences, advocacy campaigns, research, and a crisis hotline. Contact: Laura Disicipio, Executive Director at (630) 577-1330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
The National Association for Males with Eating Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
NEDA describes itself as the largest non-profit organization in the United States working to eliminate ED. Its website provides information and links about treatment referrals and support groups, research grants, and educational materials, as well as volunteering, interning, and advocacy opportunities.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Eating Disorders: Facts about Eating Disorders and the Search for Solutions
This detailed offering describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping with Eating Disorders.
Project HEAL
(Help to: accept, eat, and live) A nonprofit organization that raises money for people suffering from an eating disorder who want to recover, but are not able to afford treatment.
Santa Cruz Adult Mental Health Services Program




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