The non-profit organizations listed here can provide educational and written material,
lecture information, referrals to treatment in your area, and more. Don't forget to also check out the Treatment Finder for a list of local therapists, treatment facilities, dieticians and support groups.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
2923 Sandy Pointe, Suite 6
Del Mar, CA 92014-2052
Answering any questions you might have about eating disorders and their prevention.
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
Formerly EDAP & AABA
603 Stewart Street, Suite 803
Seattle, WA 98101-1264
Toll-Free (800) 931-2237
Phone (206) 382-3587
FAX (206) 829-8501
The National Eating Disorders Association is the largest nonprofit organization in the U.S. dedicated to expanding public understanding of eating disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those affected along with support for their families through education, advocacy and research. To achieve our mission, we have developed prevention programs for a wide range of audiences, we publish and distribute educational materials, we operate the nation's first toll-free eating disorders information and referral line at 1-800-931-2237, and we continually work to change the cultural, familial, and interpersonal factors which contribute to the development of eating disorders.
National Association of
Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
Highland Park, IL 60035
An association that is concerned with and provides a wide variety of programs for the entire Eating Disorders field (consumer advocacy, counsel, education, referral list, research, etc.)
Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA)
18233 N. 16th Way
Phoenix, AZ 85022
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, we help one another identify and claim milestones of recovery.
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
6728 Old McLean Village Drive
McLean, VA 22101
Promotes effective treatment and prevention initiatives, and stimulates research.
AED sponsors an international conference.
National Association for Males with Eating Disorders, Inc. (N.A.M.E.D.)
N.A.M.E.D. is uniquely dedicated to offering support to males with eating disorders and being a resource of information on the subject. For treatment referrals, support, and information, call 1-877-780-0080.
The Dressing Room Project
45 State St #280
Montpelier, VT 05602
The Dressing Room Project is an initiative of Emerging Women's Projects, a non-profit organization for teen girls' empowerment.
The Elisa Project
8600 NW Plaza Drive, Suite 2B
Dallas, Texas 75225
To be a cohesive resource in providing eating disorder sufferers with a better chance of a cure. We accomplish this by educating Health professionals, Parents, Children, The Community and The Funding Community.
742 Colony Forest Drive
Midlothian, VA 23114
A 501(c)3 organization to help educate about eating disorders and raise funds to help with financial assistance when there is inadequate or no health insurance available.
National Eating Disorders Screening Program (NEDSP)
NEDSP represents the first large scale screening for eating disorders. The program includes an educational presentation on eating disorders and/or related topics (body image, nutrition, etc.), a written screening test and the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a health professional. It also provides individuals with information about how to help friends or family members who may be suffering from an eating disorder.
National Center for Overcoming Overeating
P.O. Box 1257
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0920
Women's Campaign to End Body Hatred and Dieting
Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
PO Box 13155
North Palm Beach, FL 33408-3155
Seeks to establish easily accessible programs across the nation that allow children and young adults the opportunity to learn about eating disorders.
Eating Disorders Coalition
609 10th Street NE, Suite #1
Washington, DC 20002
To promote, at the federal level, further investment in the healthy development of children and all at risk for eating disorders, recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority, and commitment to effective prevention and evidence based and accessible treatment of these disorders.
Harvard Eating Disorders Center (HEDC)
356 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02118
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to research and education, seeking to expand
knowledge about Eating Disorders, their detection, treatment and prevention.
Massachusetts Eating Disorders Association, Inc. (MEDA)
92 Pearl Street
Newton, MA 02158
Newsletter, referral network, and local support groups.
Healing Connections, Inc.
1461A First Ave., Suite 303
New York, NY 10021
A non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that strives to save
lives through education, prevention, intervention, advocacy and
future financial assistance for people suffering from Anorexia and Bulimia.
P.O. Box 44020
Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124-4020
FAX (505) 891-4320
Dealing with the issues of Compulsive Overeating. Site contains information on OA, info for healthcare professionals, a meeting locator map, fact file, OA literature, upcoming events and more.
Eating Disorders Association (UK)
First Floor, Wensum House
103 Prince of Wales Road
NORWICH, NR 1 1DW
01603 621 414
Offers understanding and support to sufferers and their families involved with
the problems of Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa.
Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Association
Strode House, 10 Leigh Road
STREET, Somerset, BA16 0HA
18-25 Project, 20A High Street
GLASTONBURY, Somerset, BA6 9DU
Providing support to those affected by eating disorders; core services include the telephone helpline and support groups.
The Eating Disorders Action Group
150 Bedford Highway, #2614
Halifax, NS B3M 3J5
The Eating Disorders Action Group is a community based, charitable organization dedicated to promoting healthy body image and self esteem and to supporting individuals who experience disordered eating.
We Insist on Natural Shapes
PO Box 19938
Sacramento, CA 95819
A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating adults and children about what normal, healthy, shapes are. The dangers of eating disorders and excessive dieting.
Asociación civil de Lucha contra Desórdenes Alimentarios
+54 627 22580/24290/24291 Int 211
Sector Desórdenes Alimentarios
5600 - San Rafael (Mendoza)
El objetivo de A.L.D.A. es ser útil, y brindar información y apoyo para prevenir y curar.
Food Addicts Anonymous
to find a local group visit the website or call:
The World Service Office at: (561) 967-3871
National Food Addicts Anonymous Homepage -- information about the FAA recovery program.
Worldwide events, on-line meetings, tools for recovery, 12 steps and 12 traditions and
HUGS International Inc.
Linda Omichinski, RD
The center for information and resources about nondieting for adults and teens. We offer worldwide support and programs for people seeking a lifestyle without diets.
Eating Disorders Association
The Eating Disorders Association is based in
Queensland, Australia. It is an organization of people
concerned about the growing prevalence and
seriousness of eating disorders in our society.
Eating Disorders Association
38 Ormeau Road,
44 Magdalen Street,
Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1JE.
Tel 080 232 234914
Members all receive information about Eating Disorders, including the
PO Box 616, Cork.
Literature available on how to cope with eating disorders. 12 Step recovery
Eating Disorders Association of WA (Western Australia)
Unit 13A, Wellington Fair, 4 Lord Street, Perth
WESTERN AUSTRALIA 6000
TELEPHONE: 9221 0488
FAX: 9221 0499
Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia
1 West 91st Street
New York, , NY 10024
The Center has four objectives: effective treatment, specialized training, significant research,
and increased community understanding.
British Columbia Eating Disorders Assocation
841 Fairfield Road
Victoria BC Canada
Non-profit organization dedicated to peer support,
peer counseling, and advocacy. We also run prevention
programs for elementary, secondary schools and university/college classes.
We are completely volunteer driven and supported!
Compulsive Eaters Anonymous - H.O.W.
PO BOX 4403
10016 Pioneer Blvd Suite 101
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
fax (310) 948-3721
A twelve step recovery program.
Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP)
123 NW 13th St. #206
Boca Raton, FL 33432-1618
fax (407) 338-9913
An organization providing education, newsletters, local chapters, monthly
bulletins, regional workshops, and certification. Professional membership.
Promoting Legislation & Education About Self-Esteem, Inc. (PLEASE)
91 S Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107
Memberships and Educational Programs,
Workshops, and local chapters. Watch-dog of the growing diet industry.
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, Inc. (NAAFA)
P.O. Box 188620
Sacramento, CA 95818
Advocacy group promoting size acceptance. Membership newsletters, educational materials, regional chapters, yearly convention, and pen-pal program
Eating Disorder HopeTM