Here is a short collection of excellent resources representing the field of eating disorder treatment, advocacy and education.
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
Programs and Services
Whether you have been personally affected by an eating disorder or care about someone who has, NEDA's programs and services are designed to help you find the help and support you need. Recovery is possible and we’re here to support you!
Find out more about NEDA's programs and services:
Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC)
We are a proud member of the EDC.
The EDC advances the recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority throughout the United States.
With focused attention on educating and working with Congress, we can effectively influence federal policy. Our specific goals are to:
Raise awareness among policy makers and the public at large about the serious health risks posed by eating disorders
Promote federal support for improved access to care
Increase resources for education, prevention, and improved training
Increase funding and support for scientific research on the etiology, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders
Promote initiatives that support the healthy development of children
Mobilize concerned citizens to advocate on behalf of people with eating disorders, their families, and professionals in the field
International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp)
Established in 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) is today 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.
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
AED's Advocacy Efforts. AED works hand-in-hand with many eating disorders organizations throughout the world to help shape policies affecting the eating disorders community, raise awareness, and provide information on scientifically-proven prevention and treatment options.
The National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) is the original non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and alleviation of eating disorders (since 1976). ANAD focuses on prevention, education and helping those who are struggling to find treatment and support. ANAD has a helpline, school outreach programs, national awareness events, online discussion forums, prevention programs, and support groups across the nation.
Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH)
As a non-profit organization with an international membership committed to the practice of the Health At Every Size® (HAES®) Principles, ASDAH envisions a world that celebrates bodies of all shapes and sizes, in which body weight is no longer a source of discrimination and where oppressed communities have equal access to the resources and practices that support health and well being. We provide ongoing opportunities for development, including educational resources, vetted referral opportunities, and an extensive network of like-minded advocates and professionals.
Health At Every Size (HAES)
Ellen Satter Institute