Overseas organisations


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.


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.

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.



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.

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.

United States of America

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.

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

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.

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.”

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.

I Chose To LiveI Chose To Live is a movement to promote recovery for those affected by 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.

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

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