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 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
Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous (ABA)
ABA is a Fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain “sobriety” in our eating practices, and to help others gain sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop unhealthy eating practices. There are no dues or fees for ABA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. ABA is not affiliated with any other organization or institution, nor are we allied with any religion.
Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
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.
Body Image in Your Bathroom Mirror
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.
Eating Disorders Anonymous
Eating Disorders Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders.
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 Disorders Professional Review
Website aimed at assisting individuals find help by providing reviews for professionals.
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 Review
The Eating Disorders Review began in 1990 as a newsletter to provide current clinical information for eating disorders professionals, and it has remained an essential resource for therapists, researchers, nutritionists, educators, and all types of clinicians. This website contains free archives from past issues, in addition to the current issue which is sent by email at no cost to subscribers.
A mindful eater is nonjudgmental, compassionate and above all aware of the taste, texture and process of eating. Being mindful means knowing exactly how your body feels at all times. You are so closely in touch with what is going on inside that you know the exact moment you are satisfied rather than stuffed or starving by learning the why, what, when and how you eat.
Ellyn Satter provides resources for professionals and the public in the area of eating and feeding. The business offers professional training, publishes training materials, teaching resources and books for parents and professionals, and generates magazine and journal articles.
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.
FA is an international fellowship of men and women who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of the way we eat. Through shared experience and mutual support, we help each other to recover from the disease of food addiction. Our program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.
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 Joy Project
The Joy Project is a non-profit organization based on the philosophy of using real-world, workable solutions to end the epidemic of eating disorders. We work towards reducing the rate and severity of eating disorders by supporting and conducting research, education, and support programs.
Kaiser Permanente Information on Eating Disorders
MedlinePlus: Eating Disorders
This excellent portal contains information about ED, including links to overviews, news, and information about prevention, screening, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, and coping.
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.
The National Association for Males with Eating Disorders
The National Alliance On Mental Illnesses
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.
Normal in Schools
A national nonprofit that educates about eating disorders (including binge eating disorder and obesity), the therapeutic impact of the arts, self-esteem, body image, family communication, and healthy coping skills.
Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Based on the 12 step recovery program, Overeaters Anonymous provides services and support groups for individuals with eating disorders and includes a schedule of local meetings and a newsletter. For local groups for Eating Disorders, call 408 268-7243.
(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.
Proud 2 B Me
NEDA's teen website.
Something Fishy: Website on Eating Disorders
This support site includes a chat room and listing of online support groups. It also features a monthly schedule of chat events, an interactive bulletin board, and a treatment finder that can be browsed by state and country.