- Calls to this hotline are currently being directed to Within Health or Timberline Knolls
- Representatives are standing by 24/7 to help answer your questions
- All calls are confidential and HIPAA compliant
- There is no obligation or cost to call
- Eating Disorder Hope does not receive any commissions or fees dependent upon which provider you select
- Additional treatment providers are located on our directory or samhsa.gov
Eating Disorder Hotlines for 24/7 Crisis Help
National Eating Disorders Association
- Live Helpline ~ Telephone Number: 800-931-2237 Hours (PST): Monday through Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
- For crisis situations, text “NEDA” to 741741 to be connected with a trained volunteer at Crisis Text Line.
Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD) Helpline
- The ANAD Helpline can be reached by phone at 630-577-1330
- Or through an online chat at www.anad.org/get-help/helpline-email/
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline)
- Reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741).
- The deaf and hard of hearing can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889.
Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All calls are confidential
Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you. Call for yourself or someone you care about. Free and confidential. A network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide. Available 24/7.
When to Seek Help
Seek help as soon as possible by contacting a mental health professional or by calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline if you or someone you know exhibits any of the following signs:
- Threatening to hurt or kill oneself or talking about wanting to hurt or kill oneself
- Looking for ways to kill oneself by seeking access to firearms, available pills, or other means
- Talking or writing about death, dying, or suicide when these actions are out of the ordinary for the person
- Feeling hopeless
- Feeling rage or uncontrolled anger or seeking revenge
- Acting reckless or engaging in risky activities – seemingly without thinking
- Feeling trapped – like there’s no way out
- Increasing alcohol or drug use
- Withdrawing from friends, family, and society
- Feeling anxious, agitated, or unable to sleep or sleeping all the time
- Experiencing dramatic mood changes
- Seeing no reason for living or having no sense of purpose in life
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA’s mission is to provide education, resources, and support to individuals who struggle with eating disorders and to their loved ones.
NEDA offers a range of services to support those affected by eating disorders, including a helpline, online support groups, and educational resources. The organization also provides advocacy and awareness initiatives to promote early intervention and treatment for those struggling with eating disorders.
In addition, NEDA works to increase public understanding of eating disorders and to combat the stigma and stereotypes associated with these illnesses. The organization promotes a positive body image and encourages healthy attitudes towards food and weight.
NEDA’s services and resources are available to individuals and families across the United States, and the organization collaborates with healthcare providers, researchers, and other organizations to promote better understanding and treatment of eating disorders. With a focus on education, advocacy, and support, NEDA is dedicated to creating a world where all individuals can live free from the devastating effects of eating disorders.
Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD) is a non-profit organization that provides support and resources to individuals and families affected by eating disorders, with a particular focus on anorexia nervosa. ANAD’s mission is to promote prevention, awareness, and effective treatment of eating disorders through education, advocacy, and support.
ANAD offers a variety of services to support individuals with anorexia and other eating disorders, including a helpline, support groups, and referrals to treatment providers. The organization also provides educational resources, including online materials, conferences, and webinars, to help raise awareness and promote understanding of eating disorders.
In addition, ANAD works to promote advocacy and awareness of eating disorders, including advocating for better access to treatment and working to reduce the stigma associated with these illnesses. The organization collaborates with healthcare providers, researchers, and other organizations to promote evidence-based treatment approaches and better understanding of eating disorders.
ANAD’s services are available to individuals and families across the United States, and the organization also works to promote awareness and support internationally. Through its commitment to education, advocacy, and support, ANAD plays a critical role in the fight against anorexia and other eating disorders, and in promoting a more compassionate and informed society.