10 Eating Disorder Organizations You Can Follow
Whether you struggle with an eating disorder yourself or are the friend, family member or caregiver of someone in eating disorder recovery, it is important to seek out your daily dose of knowledge, encouragement, and inspiration.
Thankfully, the Internet makes it pretty easy to tap into meaningful eating disorder organizations, and to receive the education and support you need each day—whether through blog posts or dashed-off tweets.
The only hard part is finding eating disorder organizations to connect with—but don’t worry: We’ve got you covered. Here are ten eating disorder organizations we’re happy to be allied with here at Alsana.
Academy of Eating Disorders (AED). This one is oriented more toward eating disorder professionals but is invaluable for anyone interested in seeing what’s happening with eating disorder research and academia.
Alliance of Eating Disorder Awareness. Geared toward parents and caregivers, this is an excellent organization for anyone seeking to understand the warning signs and symptoms of eating disorders.
ANAD: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Looking to get connected to a therapist or support group? Look here.
Binge Eating Disorder Association. Here is an excellent organization that helps both those with eating disorders and their family members.
Eating Disorders Anonymous. 12-step recovery plans are not for everyone but they can be helpful to many—and this organization is certainly worth checking into.
Eating Disorder Hope. There is hope for those struggling with eating disorders—and this website seeks to spread it.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center. A terrific source of information about eating disorder treatment and prevention.
Elisa Project. A foremost online destination for information and advocacy.
Get Busy Thriving. For those who want to take more of a self-help approach to their eating disorder recovery, this organization has some effective tools.
NAMED. The National Association for Males with Eating Disorders is an especially meaningful tool for guys struggling with these issues.
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