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Eating Disorder Organizations

Designed for eating disorder professionals, AED promotes effective treatment, develops prevention initiatives, stimulates research and sponsors an international conference. Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness Provides educational information to parents and caregivers regarding the warning signs, dangers, and consequences of eating disorders. Association for Professionals Treating Eating Disorders (APTED) The goals of APTED include support, training, referrals, and direct service. They offer training and networking opportunities for professionals, support and referrals to professionals of other disciplines or other geographical areas, and support, referrals, and direct service to those in recovery from eating disorders, as well as, to their friends and/or family members. National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD) Distributes lists of therapists, hospitals, and informative materials; sponsors support groups, conferences, advocacy campaigns, research, and a crisis hotline. Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) Provides individuals who suffer from binge eating disorder with the recognition and resources they deserve to begin a safe journey toward a healthy recovery. BEDA serves as a resource for treatment providers to prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat the disorder. Bulimia.com Home of Gürze Books, a publishing company specializing in resources for eating disorders recovery. Columbia River Eating Disorder Network (CREDN) Provides a place for resources and support for people with eating disorders, their families, and the people who treat them. Eating Disorders Anonymous A fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders. People can and do fully recover from having an eating disorder. In EDA, they help one another identify and claim milestones of recovery. The only requirement for membership is a desire to recover from an eating disorder. Eating Disorder Hope Offers education, support, and inspiration to eating disorder sufferers, their loved ones, and eating disorders treatment providers. Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center Provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders, as well as, referrals to eating disorder practitioners, treatment facilities, and support groups. Referrals to eating disorder specialists are offered at no charge as a community service. In addition, EDReferral.com offers general information to the public about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders and promotes social attitudes that enhance a healthy body image and self-esteem. Eating Disorder Recovery Support Eating Disorder Recovery Support, Inc. is a Marin and Sonoma County based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting community awareness of eating disorders, professional education and collaboration, and providing treatment scholarships to California residents who need financial assistance for treatment. Elisa Project Dedicated to the prevention and effective treatment of eating disorders through support, awareness, education and advocacy, the Elisa Project strives to be the premier knowledge resource on eating disorders and a proactive agent of change. Get Busy Thriving Provides a great resource for support and self-help methods to help you recover from an eating disorder. Find real bulimia stories, videos, and blog posts aimed at assisting you on your road to recovery. International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP) A membership organization for professionals that provides certification, education, local chapters, a newsletter, and an annual symposium. Jenni Schaefer Singer, songwriter, speaker, activists and author of “Life without Ed” & “Goodbye ED, Hello Me.” Multi-service Eating Disorder Association (MEDA) Provides education and prevention workshops, support groups, assessments, coaching sessions and drop-in groups for parents and significant others. Also offers free Saturday groups to the community. The National Association for Males with Eating Disorders (NAMED) Provides support to males with eating disorders and their families and works to make the public more aware of the issue and to be a resource of information on the subject. National Association of Addiction Treatment Professionals Provides advocacy for fair and equal legal recognition of the services its member organizations provide, with the same fair and equal reimbursement benefits for the patients served by its members. National Eating Disorders Association Sponsors Eating Disorders Awareness Week in February with a network of state coordinators and educational info. Hosts a national conference and publishes a newsletter, and also develops educational and prevention programs. The National Eating Disorders Screening Program (NEDSP) Provides a free and anonymous public outreach and education program that offers people the opportunity to get information and take online mental health and eating disorder screenings.   We Are Diabetes We Are Diabetes is an organization primarily devoted to promoting support and awareness for the eating disorder diabulimia. It is dedicated to providing support, hope and resources to those who suffer from diabulimia, as well as, to their families and loved ones.