Eating Disorder Organizations and Associations

Non Profit Eating Disorder Organizations

AED Academy for Eating Disorders:  is an international transdisciplinary 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.

ANADNational Assoc of Anorexia Nervosa & Related Disorders:  The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. is a non-profit corporation which seeks to alleviate the problems of eating disorders, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

BEDABinge Eating Disorder Association:  is committed to helping those who suffer from binge eating disorder conquer their disorder. So if you or someone you care about lives with binge eating disorder, BEDA can help.

EDC Eating Disorders Coalition:  Their mission is to advance the federal recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority.

IAEDP International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals:  is 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.

MEDAMulti-Service Eating Disorder Association:  is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating. MEDA serves as a support network and resource for clients, loved ones, clinicians, educators and the general public.

 N.A.M.E.D. – The National Association for Males with Eating Disorders:  is to provide support to males with eating disorders, to educate the public on the issue, and to be a resource of information on the subject.

 NEDA – National Eating Disorder Association:  is the largest not-for-profit organization in the United States working to prevent eating disorders and provide treatment referrals to those suffering from anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder and those concerned with body image and weight issues.

National Alliance for Eating Disorders: is formerly The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness and is a national non-profit organization dedicated to the outreach, education, early intervention, support, and advocacy for all eating disorders.

BeyondHunger:  is dedicated to helping individuals overcome the obsession with food and weight and find a natural, loving and peaceful relationship with their food, weight, and selves.

Non Profit Eating Disorder Organizations in Your Area

AFEDAustin Foundation for Eating Disorders:  is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those affected by eating disorders (sufferers, family, and friends).  Austin, TEXAS

EDN – Eating Disorder Network of Maryland:  can provide education, treatment providers who specialize in working with this population, or community events. .  MARYLAND

Eating Disorder Foundation of Orange County:  educates the community with the latest, accurate information on eating disorders and to eradicate these disorders by providing early intervention for our children.  Orange County, CALIFORNIA

International Eating Disorder Organizations

ASEDThe Austrian Society on Eating Disorders:  is dedicated to expanding public understanding of eating disorders triggered by a social thinness-obsession and prejudices against certain body- or weight forms.  AUSTRIA

BACPBritish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy :  is a membership organization and a registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and provides information for therapists, clients of therapy, and the general public.  ENGLAND and WALES

BANABulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association:  is committed to the provision of specialized treatment, education and support services for individuals affected directly and indirectly by eating disorders.  CANADA

EDV –  The Eating Disorders Victoria:  is the primary source of support, information, community education and advocacy for people with eating disorders.  Providing information, support and referral services for people affected by eating disorders.  AUSTRALIA

NEDICThe National Eating Disorder Information Centre:  provides information and resources on eating disorders and food and weight preoccupation. One of our main goals is to inform the public about eating disorders and related issues.  CANADA

NETZWERK ESSSTÖRUNGEN:  Their work ranges from public relations for the purpose of raising awareness of eating disorders and perception of the counseling and motivational work for patients and their families through prevention and health problems.  AUSTRIA

Eating Disorder Foundations

 F.R.E.E.D. Foundation and The Gail R. Schoenbach: is dedicated to eradicating eating disorders. Funds contributed will provide individuals the financial support needed for the treatment of eating disorders.

More Resources on Eating Disorders : Anorexia – Bulimia – Binge Eating

 Active Minds – is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. – online program and support for bulimia.

Eating Disorder Jobs – is dedicated to careers in the eating disorders field, and their goal is to inspire the future leaders of our field.

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center – provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders.

“I Chose To Live” – is a Recovery Movement utilizing team principles in the recovery process.

Mindful Practices – Donald Altman’s many books, workshops and therapy integrate acient wisdom and tools with 21st century brain science.

Psych Central  – is the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health and psychology network. – their mission is to empower health professionals to confidently and competently treat eating disorders.

Last Reviewed By: Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC on January 20, 2022

Page last updated: August 12, 2012
Published on, Help Resources for Eating Disorders