National Resources

NOTE: Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement of these sites. Living Bread is not responsible for the informational content of these sites.

Resources A-D:
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
A multidisciplinary professional organization that focuses on Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and related disorders. Also sponsors a newsletter and a conference.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Formerly the American Dietetic Association, offers information about eating disorders, including an extensive nutrition reading list and a professional directory that allows visitors to search for Dietitians specializing in eating disorders.
Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)
The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) is the national organization focusing on increased prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for Binge Eating Disorder.
Diabulimia Helpline
Diabulimia Helpline is the world’s first non-profit organization working to help those afflicted by diabulimia, and raise awareness of this deadly disease.
back to top

Resources E-J:
Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action (EDC)
This website offers the opportunity to join advocacy efforts at the federal level.
F.E.A.S.T. is an organization of and for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from eating disorders by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment, and advocating for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders.
Gürze Books
Gürze Books publishes and distributes a wide variety of book titles dealing with eating and body image issues.
Healthy Weight Network
Healthy Weight Network provides information and resources pertaining to the “health at any size” paradigm.
In Her Image: Producing Womanhood in America
An interactive program for middle school + that helps groups rethink everyday media messaging, value tolerance, and build confidence. Developed with components adaptable to diverse objectives, this initiative can include performances and custom workshops or can be used as a resource in your own work with media literacy, health, eating disorders, identity and self-esteem, sex/sexuality, drugs and alcohol, violence and conflict resolution, etc.
International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP)
IAEDP offers nationwide education, training, certification, and a semiannual conference for practitioners who treat people with eating disorders.
back to top

Resources K-O:
Maudsley Parents
Maudsley Parents is an independent, nonprofit, volunteer organization of parents that introduces the family-based treatment of eating disorders known as the Maudsley approach, as well as other useful resources related to Maudsley.
Mirror Mirror
The mirror-mirror website is dedicated to raising awareness and providing information on eating disorders. Definitions, signs and symptoms, getting help, relapse warning signs, how to approach someone with an eating disorder, facts and statistics, and much more.
The National Association for Males with Eating Disorders, Inc. (N.A.M.E.D.)
N.A.M.E.D. is dedicated to offering support to and public awareness about males with eating disorders.
National Eating Disorders Screening Program
NEDSP provides eating disorders screening.
National Institutes of Health
This homepage provides information on a variety of health issues currently under study at the NIH.
National Institute of Mental Health
This homepage provides information on a number of mental health issues, including information about eating disorders.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
NSVRC serves as the principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence in the United States. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies. The NSVRC addresses causes and impacts of sexual violence through collaboration, prevention and distribution of resources.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.
New Moves
Looking for a fun way to help girls learn healthy eating and physical activity habits while improving self-esteem and body image? New Moves is an evidence-based physical education program designed to promote positive self-image, healthy eating, and physical activity in adolescent girls.
back to top

Resources P-Z:
Project Look Sharp
A Media Literacy initiative of Ithaca College to provide materials, training and support for the effective integration of media literacy with critical thinking into classroom curricula at all education levels.
Pro-Recovery Movement
Join Eating Disorder Hope’s Pro-Recovery Movement to connect with others in recovery and find hope, health, and healing.

Recover Your Life
An open non-judgmental atmosphere for online self-harm support through forums, chat and information in a community atmosphere.
This is the first evidence-based, peer-led eating disorder prevention program repeatedly shown to work by independent scientists. It also represents a unique collaboration between academic psychology and sororities.
We Are Diabetes
We Are Diabetes is dedicated to providing support, hope, and resources to those who suffer from diabulimia, as well as to their families and loved ones.
back to top

International Resources

Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders
This organization is for all professionals in the field of eating disorders, including prevention, treatment and research.
The Butterfly Foundation
The Foundation is a community based charitable organization that supports eating disorder sufferers and their care givers through direct financial relief, advocacy, awareness campaigns, health promotion and early intervention work, professional training in primary and secondary schools and supporting eating disorder and body image research.
National Eating Disorders Collaboration
The NEDC is a voluntary collaboration that brings together Eating Disorders stakeholders and experts in mental health, public health, health promotion, education, research and the media to help to develop a nationally consistent approach to Eating Disorders in Australia.

Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous
A fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in our eating practices, and to help others gain recovery.
National Eating Disorders Information Center
The National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1985 to provide information and resources on eating disorders and food and weight preoccupation. One of our main goals is to inform the public about eating disorders and related issues. The Mental Health Programs and Services division of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care has mandated NEDIC to provide information about issues related to eating disorders, including up-to-date information on what treatment is available.
Eating Disorders Foundation of Canada
The Eating Disorders Foundation of Canada is enthusiastically behind local community groups that have set up awareness campaigns, support groups, education in the schools and much more, and sees a leadership role in bringing these local initiatives together to give them a stronger voice when it comes to provincial and federal funding.
Eating Disorders of York Region
An Organization Offering Free Support Programs to Men and Women of All Ages for All Types of Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating.
Hope, help and healing for those struggling with disordered eating and for their family and friends. Hopewell, a not-for-profit registered charitable organization, was created in 1999 by three Ottawa mothers fueled by a common goal to help their daughters overcome their battles with anorexia.

Information about Bulimia in Germany.

New Zealand
Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders
This organization is for all professionals in the field of eating disorders, including prevention, treatment and research.
Eating Disorders Association of New Zealand
Eating Disorders Association of NZ (EDANZ) offers parents and care givers help. EDANZ was established by parents of people with eating disorders in New Zealand. We understand how challenging the illness is for the person and the family.
Journal of Eating Disorders
Journal of Eating Disorders aims to disseminate research that provides answers to the important issues and key challenges in the field and to facilitate translation of evidence into practice. Journal of Eating Disorders is run through Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders.

Beat is a UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families. beat is the working name of the Eating Disorders Association, and we continue to build on the strong foundations of the past 20 years of work.
Men Get Eating Disorder Too
A charitable organization that seeks to raise awareness of eating disorders in men so men are able to get the support they need.
Eating Disorder Resource Centre of Ireland
The Eating Disorder Resource Centre of Ireland is an Irish based Organization dedicated to the Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders in Ireland.
Student Minds
Student Minds is a national charity working to encourage peer support for mental health. Initially called ‘Student Run Self Help (SRSH)’ we have focused on supporting students with eating disorders.
back to top