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.
ANAD – National 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.
BEDA – Binge 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. If you treat the disorder, BEDA can help.
EDC – Eating Disorders Coalition: Their mission is to advance the federal recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority.
FOR-U –Focus On Recovery-United, Inc.: is a peer support program dedicated to promoting a culture of wellness by encouraging positive change in the lives of adults, their family members, providers, and the community.
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.
MEDA – Multi-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.
MGEDT – Men Get Eating Disorders Too: is specific to the needs of men including definitions and symptoms, treatments, links, support, etc. MGEDT seeks to raise awareness of eating disorders in men so men are able to recognize their symptoms and access support when they need it.
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.
NIS – NORMAL In Schools: is a national nonprofit arts-and-education organization that educates about the devastating impact of eating disorders, the therapeutic impact of the arts, and related issues such as body image, self esteem and family communication.
Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness: is a source of community outreach, education, awareness, and prevention of the various eating disorders to reduce the rate and severity of eating disorders among people of all ages.
Non Profit Eating Disorder Organizations in Your Area
AFED – Austin 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
ROAED – Reaching Out Against Eating Disorders: helps individuals facing eating disorders, as well as their families and friends, by offering accessible and affordable support services and promoting increased awareness. NEW YORK
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
ASED – The 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
BACP – British 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
BANA – Bulimia 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
NEDIC – The 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
Anna Westin Foundation: is committed to preventing the tragic loss of life to anorexia nervosa and bulimia, and to raising public awareness of these dangerous illnesses.
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.
BulimiaHelp.org – online program and support for bulimia.
CaringOnline.com – Information and resources on Eating Disorders.
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 News Network – EDNN is the Professional source for Eating Disorder News and Information.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center – EDReferral.com provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders.
FreedomFromED.com – A unique website where those with eating disorders can visit, receive encouragement and inspiration. Also, download free items, purchase ebooks, find links to read helpful information on other eating disorder websites.
“I Chose To Live” – is a Recovery Movement utilizing team principles in the recovery process.
If Not Dieting – A website created to provide help and support in achieving a healthy and comfortable weight without being deprived of food or losing quality of life.
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.
ReconnectWithFood.com – Helping people explore their relationship with food, body image and emotions. In addition to online resources they offer an Eating Order Treatment Center and Outpatient clinic.
UnderstandingNutrition.com – their mission is to empower health professionals to confidently and competently treat eating disorders.
WeBiteBack.com – This is the first post-pro ana website and an eating disorder recovery community.
Last Reviewed By: Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC on August 12, 2012
Page last updated: August 12, 2012
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