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Helpful Websites

AED: Academy for Eating Disorders

For eating disorder professionals; promotes effective treatment, develops prevention initiatives, stimulates research, sponsors international conference (ICED) and controls content for the International Journal on Eating Disorders.

Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness

Provides educational information to parents and caregivers about the warning signs, dangers, and consequences of eating disorders.

APTED (Association for Professionals Treating Eating Disorders)

The goals of APTED include support, training, referrals and direct service. We offer training and networking opportunities to professionals, we offer support and referrals to professionals of other disciplines or other geographical areas, and we offer support, referrals, and/or direct service to those in recovery from eating disorders, as well as to their friends and/or family members.

ANAD: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders

Distributes listing of therapists, hospitals, and informative materials; sponsors support groups, conferences, advocacy campaigns, research, and a crisis hotline.
(630) 577-1330
750 E Diehl Road #127
Naperville, IL 60563

BEDA (Binge Eating Disorder Association)

Binge Eating Disorder Assocation (BEDA) was founded to help those who have binge eating disorder, their friends and family, and those who treat the disorder. BEDA provides individuals who suffer from binge eating disorder with the recognition and resources they deserve to begin a safe journey toward a healthy recovery. BEDA also serves as a resource for treatment providers to prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat the disorder. By establishing strong connections among members and sister organizations, BEDAs goal is to give everyone access to the tools they need to live with, treat, and, ultimately, prevent the disorder.


Home of Gürze Books, a publishing company specializing in resources for eating disorders recovery.

CREDN (Columbia River Eating Disorder Network)

A place for resources and support for people with eating disorders, their families and the people who treat them.

Eating Disorders Anonymous

A 12 step self-help fellowship. This is a brand new 12 step program and really needs support and new meetings started. It’s a great program for anorexics and bulimics.

Eating Disorder Hope

A website dedicated to offering hope, support and encouragement to those suffering from eating disorders and their loved ones.Eating Disorder Hope™ resources include articles, information on support groups, recovery tools and more. Eating Disorder Hope™ promotes ending eating disordered behavior, embracing life and pursuing recovery from eating disorders. Our mission is to foster appreciation of one’s uniqueness and value in the world, unrelated to appearance, achievement or applause.

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center

Dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. Provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders. Provides referrals to eating disorder practitioners, treatment facilities, and support groups. Referrals to eating disorder specialists are offered at no charge as a community service. In addition, offers general information to the public about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders and promotes social attitudes that enhance a healthy body image and self-esteem.

EDRS (Eating Disorder Recovery Support)

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.

Elisa Project

Dedicated to the prevention and effective treatment of eating disorders through support, awareness, education, and advocacy, The Elisa Project strives to be the premier knowledge resource on eating disorders and a proactive agent of change.

Get Busy Thriving

A great resource for support and self help methods to help you recover from an eating disorder. Find real bulimia stories, videos and blog posts all aimed at assisting you on your road to recovery.

IAEDP: International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals

IAEDP is a membership organization for ED professionals. They provide certification, education, local chapters, a newsletter, and an annual symposium.

Jenni Schaefer

Singer, Songwriter, Speaker, activists and Author of Life Without Ed.

MEDA: Multi-Service Eating Disorder Association

Education and prevention workshops, support groups, assessments, coaching sessions and drop in groups for parents and significant others. Also offers free Saturday groups to the community.

Missouri Eating Disorders Association

Formerly the Dahlia Partnership, the MOEDA is the local branch of the National Eating Disorder Association. They organize local efforts for NEDA walks and National Eating Disorder Awarness Week.

NAMED: The National Association for Males with Eating Disorders

NAMED’s mission is to provide support to males with eating disorder and their families, to make the public more aware of the issue, and to be a resource of information on the subject.

National Association of Addiction Treatment Professionals

Provides advocacy for fair and equal legal recognition of the services its member organizations provide, with the same fair and equal reimbursement benefits for the patients served by its members.

National Eating Disorders Association

Sponsors Eating Disorders Awareness Week in February with a network of state coordinators and educational info. Hosts National Conference and newsletter. Development of educational and prevention programs.

Narcotics Anonymous

Helpful online meetings for those that are struggling with drug addiction in addition to an eating disorder.

NEDSP: The National Eating Disorders Screening Program

Free and anonymous public outreach and education program offering people the opportunity to get information, take an online self test and get a referral for further evaluation if necessary.

OA: Overeaters Anonymous Headquarters

A 12 step self-help fellowship; free local meetings are listed in the telephone white pages under Overeaters Anonymous.
P.O. Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020
(505) 891-2664

Recovery Warriors

Recovery Warriors is a website and APP (ConnectED) that provides inspirational blogs, podcasts and treatment resources to the public.

Treatment 4 Addiction

Treatment 4 Addiction is an online resource and database for those suffering from addiction, depression, eating disorder, or any other mental health issue.

We are Diabetes

We Are Diabetes is an organization primarily devoted to promoting support and awareness for the eating disorder diabulimia. We are dedicated to providing support, hope and resources to those who suffer from diabulimia, as well as to their families and loved ones.