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International Eating Disorder Treatment Resources & Information

Eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of sex, age, or geographic location. Increased awareness and resources for recovery can help those who are struggling with eating disorders around the globe find their voice.

pexels-photo-largeAs we continually strive to make these resources more available to those struggling with eating disorders worldwide, we appreciate your feedback. If you know of any beneficial international resources that are not included on this page, please contact us.



Beat – Beating Eating Disorders

Beat is the UK’s leading charity for eating disorder recovery. Resources include peer support and regional projects to foster community awareness.




International Recovery Database

Find what resources are available in your area:

Binge Eating Disorder: Symptoms and Treatment for the Illness Affecting More Than 350,000 In The U.K.

“‘A person who binge eats uses food as a means of coping with, or silencing, negative emotions such as anxiety or depression,’ said a spokesperson for eating disorders charity, Beat. ‘However, the feelings of guilt and shame that often follow a binge episode can make the person feel worse rather than better, and cause them to become secretive and dishonest about their eating habits.’” Read more here.

daisy-heart-flowers-flower-heart-mediumNHS chief declares war on post-natal depression and eating disorders: Dedicated centres will treat the most severely ill

“Women suffering from post-natal depression and teenagers with eating disorders are to be targeted under the biggest shake-up of NHS mental health care in a generation. NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens will today warn that a lack of care has led to ‘hundreds of thousands of lives being put on hold or ruined.’” Read more here.


2017 International Eating Disorder Conference Calendar

May 11-12: 6th Biannual Body Image & Self-Esteem Conference. Location:Chestnut Conference Centre – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Details: Hosted by the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC), this conference features workshops on current research and evidence-based modalities. Contact: (Pub/Pro)

June 8-10: 2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED). Location: Prague Congress Centre – Prague, Czech Republic. Details: “Diverse Perspectives, Shared Goals,” featuring Vikram Patel, Ph.D., on “Psychological Treatments for the World: Lessons from Global Mental Health for Eating Disorders.” Contact: (Pro)

September 1-2: ANZAED 2017 Conference Sydney. Location: Hyatt Regency Sydney, Darling Harbour. Details: “Creating Connections, Harbouring Knowledge,” featuring keynote speakers Dr. Josie Gellar and Kate Carnell, AO.
Contact: (Pro)


Page last reviewed by Jacquelyn Ekern on March 21, 2017.

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