Overseas organisations

Australia

ANZAED – The Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) is the peak body representing and supporting the activities of all professionals working in the field of eating disorders and related issues in prevention, treatment and research.

Butterfly FoundationA national organisation that is dedicated to changing the culture, policy and practise in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders; Supporting Australians with Eating Disorders.

Centre For Integrative Health – Our practitioners are highly skilled and experienced in the assessment and treatment of a range of physical and emotional health conditions. All CFIH practitioners have specialist training, experience, and a dedication to eating, weight, and body-image concerns. Our commitment to evidence-based practice and improving client outcomes is demonstrated through our ongoing involvement in professional training and scientific research.

National Eating Disorders Collaboration – The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) brings expertise, experience and evidence from leaders in the field together in one place. Our primary purpose is to make eating disorders information a lot more accessible for everyone.

Eating Disorders Victoria – Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) provides a comprehensive support and information service on all aspects of eating disorders. EDV incorporates a unique approach to the provision of clinical and non-clinical support services through a blend of qualified professionals and lived experience of employees and volunteers. The approach and services provided by EDV have a direct impact on the mental health and wellbeing of thousands of Victorians every year.

Eating Issues Centre  The Eating Issues Centre is a community based non-profit charity promoting positive body image and prevention of eating issues as well as offering supportive therapeutic options for people affected by eating issues.

Belgium

Anorexie Boulimie Ensemble -The association Anorexie Boulimie Ensemble pursues as objectives: To inform the widest possible public: patients, relatives, friends, teachers, social workers, educators, etc. on the different possibilities for managing the disease. Provide support through neutral individual listening , without judgment either via telephone hotline, mailbox or via support interviews. On the guide to the best the person with TCA, and his entourage, to experienced professionals or other associations.

Association Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa – The Anorexia Nervosa Association – Boulimia Nervosa is an information and meeting place where everyone with questions or concerns about eating disorders is welcome. The Association ANBN has existed since 1980 and has already had a whole history. Central is self-help in eating disorders: people help people.

Miata – MIATA is an association that supports parents and relatives of people with anorexia nervosa, bulimia and related eating disorders. It is a non-medical structure, a place of welcome, information, listening and exchange. The sick person needs the help of his family to get out of the gear of his eating disorders. But to be effective in their help, they need to regain confidence in their abilities.

Brazil

Sociedade Brasileira de Diabetes – To contribute always to the prevention and appropriate treatment of diabetes, disseminating technical-scientific knowledge among physicians and health professionals, raising awareness of the disease, improving the quality of life of people with diabetes, and collaborating with the State in the formulation and execution of public policies aimed at the correct attention of the patients and for the significant reduction of the number of individuals with diabetes in our country.

Canada

Anorexia and Bulimia Quebec (ANEB) – With the help of many community partnerships, both private and hospital-based, ANEB and the Maison l’Éclaircie de Québec collaborate to organise the first Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The week is held from February 2nd to 8thand has the goal of raising awareness of eating disorders and the challenges they pose.

The Arbutus Collective – A a collective of coaches and health educators with backgrounds ranging from Social Service Work, to Bereavement, Philosophy and Nutrition, who are dedicated to supporting others create joy and health in their lives. They are highly specialized, educated individuals who provide consultation, coaching, support and strategy development for all those whose lives have been affected by eating disorders and their contributing factors. Their mission extends to both the individuals directly affected, as well as those who have a family member or acquaintance experiencing body image distortion, low self-esteem and an eating disorder.

Eating Disorders Foundation Canada – An organisation that is enthusiastically behind local community groups that have set up awareness campaigns, support groups, education in the schools and much more, and sees a leadership role in bringing these local initiatives together to give them a stronger voice when it comes to provincial and federal funding.

Eating Disorders Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador  – The Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (EDFNL) is a leadership advocacy group dedicated to promoting research and providing public support services and information about matters related to eating disorders, including information on available treatment services for individuals and families who experience disordered eating.

Eating Disorders Nova Scotia Canada – Eating Disorders Nova Scotia (EDNS) is a community based organization that offers peer support for individuals with eating disorders, and for their families, friends and partners.

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta  – Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta provides information, guidance, a provincial voice, a community hub and most of all, support. We offer professionally-facilitated support groups in Edmonton, Calgary and online. Thanks to three-year funding (2014-2017) from Alberta Health, Addictions and Mental Health Branch, we are able to offer these groups at a very low cost to the participants and can even waive fees if people are experiencing financial difficulty.

 Hopewell – An organisation that offers hope, help and healing for those struggling with disordered eating and for their family and friends. Hopewell, a not-for-profit registered charitable organization, was created in 1999 by three Ottawa mothers fuelled by a common goal to help their daughters overcome their battles with anorexia.

Healthy Minds Canada – To empower Canadians to take charge of their mental health by helping them identify issues early and navigating them to resources to achieve healthy outcomes faster.

Croatia

NADA, Croatian Association of Eating Disorders – Anorexia and bulimia nervosa are known throughout history but in the meantime they were not perceived as a disease but as a way of life and the sufferers were qualified as miracles, saints, or witches. The first detailed description of the disease dates from the 17th century to the English physician Richard Morton in his physical and mental dimensions eating disorders as a clinical entity. As in the Republic of Croatia there is no need for a place or a way of treatment, we are asking as urgent and important from the current authorities that this institution is established in the sense of the right and the availability of treatment.

Denmark

Askovhus – Askovhus works with rehabilitation and offers both housing, various outpatient services and an employment cycle. Our offer is especially for those who suffer from an eating disorder or are affected by psychosocial difficulties or self-harmful behavior to such an extent that it is difficult to keep everyday.

Centre for Eating Disorders, Odense University Hospital – Patients with severe anorexia nervosa must be medically stable before they can engage in meaningful psychiatric work. The Center for Eating Disorders at Odense University Hospital is one of three highly specialized centers in Denmark. Compared with the other specialized centers, Odense University Hospital has a strong somatic profile. The Nutrition Unit for Anorexia Nervosa (NUAN) is an endocrinologic ward integrated in a center with specialized psychiatric departments.

Danish Society of Eating Disorders – The DSED intends tto provide the best possible support, advice and information based on latest practices and knowledge for people who are suffering from an eating disorder or self harm, and to their relatives and other stakeholders, to create visibility and break down taboos by increasing knowledge and understanding of eating disorders and self-harm and their causes in society in general, to guide, educate and inform professionals, media and politicians in order to prevent and detect eating disorders and self-harm, to gather people with eating disorders, self-injury, relatives, treatment, public and other interested in cooperation, to secure communities for people who are affected by an eating disorder or self-harm. Including supporting and establishing local activities and offers to the target groups

France

French Association for the Development of Specialized Approaches for Eating Disorders – The AFDAS-TCA decided to convene a specific committee on the prevention of anorexia-related binge eating disorders in order to reflect on preventive measures: the Prevention Commission .

Finland

Finnish Eating Disorders Society – The Finnish Eating Disorder Association is an association for health professionals working with eating disabilities. The aim of the association is to help professionals develop their skills by providing the industry with the latest information about their members. The association also aims to create cooperation opportunities between Finnish care units for eating disorders and to work in co-operation with foreign equivalent associations.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Eating Disorders Association Limited (HEDA) –  Hong Kong Eating Disorders Association (also known as “HEDA”) is a charitable organization set up by a group of parents, patients and their family members, and concerned individuals in October of 1999. In 2000, HEDA was incorporated as a limited company and registered in Hong Kong as a tax exempted charity (IR File No. 91/6030). We have a professional advisory team of psychiatrists, family doctors, psychologists, social workers and dietitians.

Ireland

Bodywhys – A national organisation that exists to  ensure support, awareness & understanding of eating disorders amongst the wider community as well as advocating for the rights and healthcare needs of people affected by eating disorders.

Eating Disorder Cork – Eating Disorder Centre (Cork) is a dedicated & specialist outpatient treatment centre for those people living with eating disorders/eating distress. In 2007 a number of concerned parents of young people with eating disorders formed a support group for families and carers in the Cork area. This happened in direct response to the acute lack of support, or any dedicated treatment centres for eating disorders outside of the Dublin area. The objective was to have a treatment centre that offered best professional expertise in the area of eating disorders, as well as a service that would offer hope of full recovery, to all service users with a kindness and compassion that reflects the dignity of the human being.

Obsessive Eaters Anonymous – OEA is a group of people who are recovering with an obsession with weight size or eating using the twelve step approach.

Germany

Eating Disorders Services and Research Center – Within the research field of eating disorders, our research group focusses on experiments concerning the interplay between neuronal circuits, the serotonin system and the changing endocrinological situation of patients with anorexia nervosa (AN; especially in the underweight condition). In order to tease apart effects which are secondary to malnutrition (and hypoleptinaemia) and stable traits that may be linked to the predisposition for AN all our studies include patients with acute AN and weight-recovered AN patients.

Italy

ADAO Friuli Onlus – ADAO Friuli is a non-profit, voluntary association that pursues the goal of civil, cultural and social solidarity. ADAO Friuli was founded on February 20, 2003, by a group of people who adhered to the appeal of parents, physicians and psychologists sensitive to the need to seek answers and advice on problems related to eating disorders, obesity and youth suffering.

ADAO Onlus – Since 2010, ADAO adheres to Consult @ us, the National Association of Food Behavioral Disorders, which was born to network and give voice to all DCA family and patient associations to make it more weightless only local but also national.

Associazione A.C.C.A. Lucca – ACCA LUCCA is an association that cares about nutrition through information, prevention, rehabilitation and research on Food Disorders. With an integrated and multidisciplinary approach that sees the collaboration of professionals with various specializations (psychology, psychotherapy, psychiatry, medicine and nutrition sciences), ACCA LUCCA is able to give answers to everyone at any level of need or severity of the situation . This is also possible thanks to the collaboration with existing territorial realities, such as ALS, Municipalities, Caritas, other Associations and Residential Facilities for DA etc. with whom we have constant relationships, in order to address the many and different situations of taking charge.

Associazione A.C.C.A. Onlus – ACCA Association, Food Care Association, was born in Carrara in 1996 with the aim of helping people on the path to eating disorders.

Associazione Alice per i DCA – They are a group of family, friends and acquaintances of girls and boys who suffer from a Disorder of Food Behavior. They ask others to join them, to comfort those in need, and to support each other as having had a child with anorexia or bulimia is a difficult experience. In April 2006, we established ourselves as a non-profit VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION.

Associazione Briciole di Pane Bread Crumbs is a Social Promotion Association set up in 2009 in Genoa. The association pursues exclusively social solidarity goals in the field of social welfare and healthcare in favour of people suffering from eating disorders (DCA).

Associazione Il Bucaneve – The purpose of the “Il Buucane” association and to support people and families experiencing a problematic situation linked in particular to eating disorders, through listening, support, guidance, collaboration with institutions, institutions and other public and private social subjects present in the local, provincial, regional and national territory.The Bucaneve was born to counteract the pro-anaemia sites but above all was born as a stimulus to undertake therapy (whatever it is, psychological, analytical, cognitive behavioural, etc.) to FUNCTION FROM FOOD FUNCTIONS … SIMPLY WHY TO KNOW YOU CAN.

Associazione Mi Nutro Di Vita – association for the fight against food behavioral disorders eating disorders no-profit organization

Associazione Nazionale Disturbi del Comportamento Alimentare Consult@noi – In 2010 some associations of family members who are involved in disorders of behavior Food have formed an association of 2nd level without the purpose of profit called Consult @ us. The associations that have given life to Consult @ we have been 8; to today will join 20 associations from various regions of Italy with the aim of putting in the network and give voice to ALL the associations of family members who will occupy the DCA to do so you take a weight increased to level not only local but also national.

Associazione Onlus Emmepi4ever – The EMMPI4EVER Committee was born to support those in need of help in carrying out their battle against FOOD DISCONTINUED DISTURBANCES.

Associazione Per Adriana Onlus – The Perle Onlus Association carries out personal-aid interventions for families, provides support for uncomfortable situations, organizes surveillance activities and active prevention in schools, engages in the provision of support courses for the parents of people suffering from a disorder Nutrition Behavior and Auto Mutual Help Courses addressed to people with obesity.

Conversando Onlus – The association carries out the following activities:
promoting, promoting and developing relationships and meetings with parents of food-borne disadvantages in order to give help and comfort
promote, promote and develop all those socio-cultural and scientific initiatives and events that can serve to make known, disseminate and disseminate health issues, in particular those of anorexia and bulimia, and in general of eating disorders ;
give assistance, with the help of skilled technicians, to anyone who asks for help because of eating disorders.

Eating Disorders National Association – In 2010 some Associations of Families dealing with Food Behavioral Disorders established a non-profit 2nd level association called Consult @ us. The Associations that gave birth to Consult @ us were 8; to date, there are 20 Associations from different regions of Italy with the aim of networking and giving voice to ALL the Associations of DCA family members to make them assume a greater weight not only local but also national.

Fenice Lazio Onlus – In 2009, the ONLUS “Fenice-Section Lazio Association for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Food Disorders” established in Rome on the initiative of a parent group and with the technical support of specialized operators. The purpose of the Association, as set out in the By-Laws, but even earlier in the founders’ intentions, concerns the support of services for the treatment of dietary and weight-loss disorders (DCAP), the development and enhancement of care and rehabilitation activities , support for families, information on local and national reference centers, awareness raising, appropriate media use and data collection.

Israel

The Israel Association for Eating Disorders – The Israeli Association for Eating Disorders was founded in 2002. It was established as a multidisciplinary body to coordinate clinical and research activities in the field of eating disorders in Israel and to determine national therapeutic standards. IAED works to advance professional training in the field and to authorize therapists from various disciplines as eating disorders specialists. It also strives to establish appropriate training opportunities in cooperation with the unions of therapeutic disciplines and the Israeli Ministry of Health. The IAED liaises with professional unions and government institutions involved with the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Selected representatives of the IAED serve on a committee that advises government bodies and entities that provide services for eating disordered individuals and their families. The IAED provides government bodies and the public with information on eating disorders, their treatment and their prevention. It initiates lectures, seminars and conferences aimed at enhancing professional knowledge about the therapy and prevention of eating disorders. The IAED represents professional international organizations in Israel and liaises with them. It encourages and promotes research in the field of eating disorders and supports collaborations between Israeli researchers.

Koli, the Jerusalem Center for Recovery from Eating Disorders –  Koli, the Jerusalem Center for Recovery from Eating Disorders, provides group therapy and meal support for women and men from the age of 18. Koli means “my voice” in Hebrew. It enables people who suffer from eating disorders – or who simply wish to improve their relationship with food – to be heard and to be helped. Lead by Dr Rachel Bachner-Melman and a team of top professionals, and situated at Ramat Rachel Kibbutz on the outskirts of Jerusalem, Koli helps its clients to improve their quality of life by healing their connection with food, body, self and others.

Japan

Eating Disorders Peerful – The eating disorder community Peerful is a community for thinking about eating disorders together, as well as parties, families, stakeholders and society together.

Eating Disorder Hope Japan – In Japan, no treatment is established and there are no official specialized medical institutions, so patients are in isolation. In FY2004, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare launched the Eating Disorders Treatment Center Initiative and budgeted, but due to lack of understanding of the disease, the problem has been accumulated. Therefore, Masae Yasuda who works as a nurse in the American University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) medical center ward psychiatric specialist psychiatric department wants to improve eating disorder hope Japan “was launched.

Japan Association for Eating Disorders (JAED)– Support for patients with eating disorders and patients and families, Education awareness raising activities / prevention activities, Provide information to people related to eating disorders, Support for nurturing eating disorder therapists, Support for the creation of public specialized therapeutic agencies, Research on eating disorders, Other necessary business to achieve the purpose

Lebanon

Middle East Eating Disorders Association – The Middle East Eating Disorders Association was established in 2009. Eating disorders are neither well known to many people in the Middle East or simply not understood. ‘Eating Disorders’ are typically associated with someone that does not eat i.e. ‘anorexia’ or, someone that overeats i.e. ‘Bulimia’, however, there are many other types. Knowing about them, having a better understanding of them, their causes and being able to identify the early signs in yourself and loved ones as well as know what to do, will help prevent a struggle that can in some cases last a lifetime.

Mexico

Clínica Ángeles Trastornos de Alimentación

We are the First Clinical Prevention Network for Eating Disorders in Mexico, with the best specialists, pioneers in clinical and research, creators of the integral and multidisciplinary model, for the personalized treatment of each patient and his family. We have the best national and foreign specialists, pioneers in the treatment of Eating Disorders. We are authors of more than 250 publications and we have been the object of multiple scientific, national and international distinctions.

COMENZAR DE NUEVO, AC – Comenzar de Nuevo opened its doors in 1999, in Monterrey, Mexico with the purpose of offering professional treatment to people who suffer from eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia and Binge Eating, among others, as well as the physical and mental health issues that arise from them.

New Zealand

Eating Disorders Association of New Zealand – EDANZ intends to provide support, information, and resources for carers of people with eating disorders; educate doctors, nurses and other medical professionals working with eating disorder patients; improve awareness and understanding of eating disorders in the community

Netherlands

Nederlandse Academie voor Eetstoornissen (NAE) – The NAE is an association for professionals who work with clients with eating disorders, and for the clients and their adolescents. It aims to improve the structure and quality of care for patients with an eating disorder and to promote research and prevention.

Northern Ireland

Eating Disorders Association (N.I.) – The Eating Disorders Association is a charity based in Belfast City Centre and was founded by Mrs Ann McCann in 1992. The vision of the organisation was and still is straightforward and clear-cut, that is, to support and be a voice for those struggling with the destructive and devastating effects of what living with an eating disorder brings. That is, support for both the person struggling and for those endeavouring to support their loved one on their journey to recovery from the illness.

Pakistan

Islam and Eating Disorders, Maya Khan – Eating Disorders are a growing problem in the Muslim world .We don’t have the statistics for this disease but it is affecting many from Pakistan to Gulf to Western Africa to Indonesia. We can’t even guess the number, since doctors have no requirement to report eating disorders to health agencies, and since most people who suffer disordered eating never seek treatment, it’s hard to get accurate statistics.

South Africa

Akeso Montrose Manor Clinic – A fully licenced Acute Treatment Facility, Montrose Manor is situated in one of Cape Town’s prime suburbs, Bishopscourt, and specialises exclusively in both the primary and the extended treatment of severe and enduring eating disorders. It has earned a reputation for helping both local and international clientele achieve full and lasting recovery from a wide range of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating Disorder.

Spain

ITA (Instituto de Trastornos Alimentarios) -ITA is a network of healthcare resources specialized in eating disorders (TCA) and behavioral disorders (TC) with a different therapeutic model, comprehensive and multidisciplinary, with excellence in Assistance, Teaching and Research

Sweden

Resources for Eating Disorders – KÄTS will contribute to dissemination of knowledge about eating disorders, diagnostics and treatment through general information efforts aimed at the public. Our website should contain up-to-date information on disabilities and have an advisory function regarding existing healthcare resources both regionally and nationally. We will fill a coordinating function within the county council of Stockholm from education and training towards employees working in the eating disorder area. KÄTS will also pursue further education in the welfare area through the ” Eating Disorders – Background and Treatment ” course, as well as via primary education, WINST and STRENGTH, contributing to primary and secondary prevention interventions, treatment and assessment aspects.

 

USA

Academy for Eating Disorders – The Academy for Eating Disorders is a global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention.

ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health – Founded in 2008 by Philip S. Mehler, MD, FACP, FAED, CEDS, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders became the first and only medical inpatient eating disorder treatment program in the country. Located on a dedicated medical unit at Denver Health, ACUTE patients benefit from the extensive support of a major medical hospital while receiving care from a team of experienced professionals that specializes in providing lifesaving eating disorder treatment and conducting revolutionary eating disorder research.

The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) 

The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) is the largest and most rigorous genetic investigation of eating disorders ever conducted. Researchers in the United States, Sweden, Australia, and Denmark will collect clinical information and blood samples from over 8,000 individuals with anorexia nervosa and individuals without an eating disorder. NGI represents a global effort to detect genetic variation that contributes to this potentially life-threatening illness. The goal of the research study is to transform our knowledge about the causes of eating disorders to work toward greater understanding and ultimately a cure.

Binge Eating Disorder AssociationBEDA is a national organization focusing on increased prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for binge eating disorder. BEDA is committed to facilitating awareness, excellence in care, and recovery for those who live and those who work with binge eating disorder through outreach and support, education, and resources.

Centre For Eating Disorders – Founded in 1983, the Center for Eating Disorders (CED) marks 25 years of serving our community. CED offers outpatient treatment, education, support, and referral services to children, adolescents, and adults with eating, weight, and body image disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, compulsive eating/binge eating disorder and related issues.

The Columbia Center for Eating Disorders –  The Eating Disorders unit provides inpatient and outpatient services. The treatment team providing inpatient care includes psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, nutritionists, activities therapists and research professionals. A behavioral protocol is used to help patients normalize weight and unhealthy eating patterns. In addition to individual and family sessions, patients also participate in a variety of groups which aim to address distorted cognitions and behaviors and help them develop skills to use after discharge from the hospital

Diabulimia Helpline –  Founded in 2010, we’re the world’s first 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to education, support, and advocacy for diabetics with eating disorders, and their loved ones. We have a 24 hour hotline available via (425) 985-3635, an insurance specialist to walk clients or their loved ones through the complicated world of insurance coverage, and a referral service to help people find the right treatment center, doctor, and/or therapist that will be the right fit on the road to recovery.

Eat Breathe Thrive Eat Breathe Thrive is a non-profit organization that aims to prevent and help individuals overcome food and body image challenges through integrative mind-body programs.

Eating Disorders AnonymousEDA is a user-led organisation that supports others to recover from their eating disorders.

Eating Disorder Foundation – The Eating Disorder Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to helping people with eating disorders, their families and friends to rebuild shattered lives. We also work to increase awareness about a disorder than can ruin and even end lives. Our two-pronged approach centers on a wide-range of free support services and on extensive educational efforts, also provided at no charge to schools and community groups.

Eating Disorders HopeEating Disorder Hope promotes ending eating disordered behavior, embracing life and pursuing recovery. There mission is to foster appreciation of one’s uniqueness and value in the world, unrelated to appearance, achievement or applause. The site offers hope, information and resources to those suffering from eating disorders, their treatment providers and loved ones by providing information, groups, articles, virtual library, books, treatment providers and events for individuals struggling with bulimia, anorexia and binge-eating disorders.

Eating Disorders Referal and Information Centre –  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.

Eating Disorder Recovery Program – The Adolescent Eating Disorder Recovery Program (EDRP) at Huron Oaks, located on the campus of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, was developed through a unique collaboration between St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Behavioral Services and Ann Arbor’s Center for Eating Disorders.  The expertise of these two organizations combines to provide a highly individualized, state-of-the-art Partial Hospitalization Program for adolescents with eating disorders. Our treatment team includes specialists in psychiatry, internal medicine, psychology, social work, nursing, nutrition, academic education, music, and activity therapy. Our treatment approach incorporates the most current evidence-based treatments. In particular, our program involves the families in all phases of treatment, drawing on the principles of Family Based Therapy to provide our adolescent patients and their families with the skills and understanding to transition to the home and outpatient setting as soon as possible.

EDN Maryland – EDN (Eating Disorder Network) of Central Maryland is made up of concerned parents, family members, and professionals who live with or work with individuals affected by eating disorders. This multidisciplinary team of volunteers ensures that the mission of EDN and the resources we provide are always “family-friendly.”

The Elisa Project – The Elisa Project is dedicated to the development of healthy children and adolescents by promoting the awareness and prevention of life-threatening disordered eating through educationsupport and advocacy.

Embody Carolina – Embody Carolina is an organization dedicated to preparing students to serve as compassionate and effective allies to those struggling with eating disorders. Embody Carolina is not only a brand new initiative at the University of North Carolina, but it serves as the first program of its kind on any university across the country.

The Emily Program Foundation –  The Emily Program Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit on a mission to save lives, change minds, and work to eliminate eating disorders. The Foundation seeks to change the conversation about eating disorders and body image issues by increasing understanding through our community education programsadvocating for access to care, providing resources and support for friends and families who are personally impacted by eating disorders, and awarding financial assistance to those seeking intensive treatment for an eating disorder.

Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders – 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.

National Association for Men With Eating Disorders – N.A.M.E.D.’s mission is to provide support to males with eating disorders 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 Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders – N.A.A.A.D, Inc. is a non-profit corporation that seeks to alleviate the problems of eating disorders, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. ANAD strives to educate the general public and professionals in the healthcare field to be more aware of the illnesses relating to eating disorders and methods of treatment.

National Eating Disorders Association – N.E.D.A is dedicated to providing education, resources and support to those affected by eating disorders. Whether you are an individual living with an eating disorder, a family member or friend looking to offer support to a loved one, or a treatment professional looking to help others — they have structured there site to address your needs.

Maudlsey Parents – A volunteer organization of parents who have helped their children recover from anorexia and bulimia through the use of a family-based treatment known as the Maudsley approach, an evidence-based therapy for eating disorders.

The Kristen Haglund Foundation – Kirsten is a political analyst and host appearing daily across cable news networks, including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, MSNBC and CNN. Her perspective is sought on politics, faith and culture as a millennial, a speaker actively involved on university campuses nationwide, and as a mental health advocate and non-profit leader. Kirsten also hosts “The Sonder Podcast” on Faithwire.Com, which features interviews with thought leaders in politics, faith, mental health and culture.

Missouri Eating Disorders Association (MOEDA) – Founded in 2003, as The Dahlia Partnership, with the knowledge that eating disorders are the most serious and complex of all mental illness with the highest fatality rate of all mental illnesses. One out of every ten people will struggle with an eating disorder during the course of their lifetime and over 575,000 Missourians will suffer from this devastating illness. As a 501© not for profit organization, The Dahlia Partnership began its mission to bring understanding, compassion and hope to the fight against eating disorders.

Moonshadow’s Spirit (The Jennifer Mathiason Fund) – Moonshadow’s Spirit, Inc. honors the memory of Jennifer Mathiason by offering need-based financial assistance to individuals with an eating disorder diagnosis who are seeking treatment at residential facilities or intensive partial hospitalization program facilities.  Moonshadow’s Spirit seeks to remove the myths and stereotypes surrounding eating disorders through increased awareness by sharing personal stories and providing research-based literature.

Multi-Service Eating Disorder Association, (MEDA) – MEDA’s mission is to combat the continuing spread of eating disorders through educational awareness and early detection. MEDA serves as a support network and resource for clients, loved ones, clinicians, educators, and the general public.

National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders –  The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. (ANAD) is a non-profit (501 c 3) organization working in the areas of support, awareness, advocacy, referral, education, and prevention. ANAD is the oldest organization aimed at fighting eating disorders in the United States. ANAD assists people struggling with eating disorders and also provides resources for families, schools and the eating disorder community.

Global

Adios Barbie – The One Stop Body Image Shop for Identity Issues including Size, Race, Media, and More. At Adios Barbie, they create articles, collaborate on campaigns, lectures, events that redefine perceptions of identity, body, beauty, and power. They are committed to creating a world where everyone is safe and at home with who they are.

Binge Behaviour – BingeBehavior.com is a website designed to support people with binge eating disorder (BED), impulse control disorders (Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors – BRFBs), and who battle weight bias and stigma. The purpose of BingeBehavior.com is to alleviate stigma and shame through information, resource identification and advocacy. The work of BingeBehavior.com is two-fold: to aggregate information supporting people with BED/BFRBs AND to advocate for the end of weight bias and stigma and related injustice in size diversity. Mental health challenges and size discrimination are by their nature isolating but with persistence, we can challenge the idea that seeking help or that speaking up for one’s rights is in any way shaming.  IT IS INDEED A BOLD AND IMPORTANT PURSUIT!

Binge On This Blog – A blog which discusses EDs and people who are affected by it.

Eating Disorder Parent Support – Eating Disorder Parent Support (EDPS) is specifically and only for adults who care, or have cared for a loved one with an eating disorder. We are here for peer-to-peer sharing, support, education, guidance, encouragement, and to offer HOPE as we support our loved ones toward recovery. We welcome parents, spouses, and adult siblings, who are involved in the care; however, we are not a site or a support network for sufferers themselves.

Endangered Bodies – Endangered Bodies is an international local-global initiative, launched by the international Endangered Species summits in March 2011. We challenge all those merchants of body hatred who turn girls and women against their own bodies.

Mellisa Fabello – MELISSA A. FABELLO is a feminist writer and speaker who covers issues related to body politics and beauty culture. Currently, she works as a freelance digital content strategist, helping individuals and organizations who work in the fields of body image, feminism, and/or sexuality with a myriad of services, including editorial direction, social media, press strategy, and market research

Feast-ED – F.E.A.S.T. is an International non-profit organization of and for caregivers of loved ones suffering from eating disorders. F.E.A.S.T.’s Mission is to support caregivers by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment, and advocating for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders.

The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation – Established in 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) is today well recognized for its excellence in providing first-quality education and high-level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.

International Eating Disorders Action  Our goals:  1) to increase awareness and knowledge of EDs as treatable, biological, brain-based illnesses that that are neither the fault of, or chosen by sufferers, nor caused by parents; 2) to advocate for national Eating Disorder strategies and treatment systems that use evidence-based services; 3) to demand legislation and funding parity; and 4) to address groups/companies overtly or inadvertently fueling Eating Disorders by glamorizing them or profiting from them.

International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians – IFEDD, The International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians, is the representative voice of dietitians working in the eating disorders field, as well as non-dietitians who support the IFEDD purpose.

Mirror-Mirror – If you are looking for help and up to date information on eating disorders, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll tell you how to find the right eating disorder treatment, try to answer all your questions and provide you with all the eating disorders information you need, including some relevant eating disorder statistics that may shock you. We want you to be fully informed so you can begin the recovery process. This site will help you understand the causes of eating disorders as well has how to get treatment.

 

'Men Get Eating Disorders Too' is a registered charity in England and Wales no. 1139351.

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