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USA Eating Disorder Resources:

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
Mission: The Academy for Eating Disorders is a global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention.
E-mail: info@aedweb.org
Telephone: 847-498-4274
Fax: 847-480-9282
Mailing Address: 111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100 Deerfield, IL 60015 USA

American Psychological Association
Mission: The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.
Telephone: 800-374-2721; 202-336-5500. TDD/TTY: 202-336-6123
Mailing Address: 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242

Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)
Mission: National organization focusing on increased prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for binge eating disorder. BEDA is committed to facilitating awareness, excellence in care, and recovery for those who live and those who work with binge eating disorder through outreach and support, education, and resources.
E-Mail: info@bedaonline.com
Telephone: 443-597-0066
Fax: 410-741-3037
Mailing Address: 637 Emerson Place, Severna Park, MD 21146

Dads & Daughters®
Mission: Fathers are a powerful, yet largely untapped resource in our society. On this site, you will learn how men can be better fathers, and how everyone can activate fathers to help enrich and strengthen our families, communities, organizations, workplaces, and schools.
E-Mail: joe@thedadman.com
Telephone: 651-314-4508

Eating Disorder Anonymous (EDA)
Mission: 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.
E-Mail: info@eatingdisordersanonymous.org
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 55876 Phoenix, AZ 85078-5876

Eating Disorder Network of Maryland (EDN Maryland)
Mission/Info: Created June 2007 by a group of professionals, clinicians, parents & family members. Our goal is to educate and help spread eating disorder awareness throughout Maryland!
E-Mail: ednmaryland@gmail.com
Telephone: 410-339-3474
Mailing Address: 25 W Chesapeake Ave, Suite 202 Towson, MD 21204

Eating Disorder Coalition (EDC)
Mission: To advance the federal recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority
E-Mail: manager@eatingdisorderscoalition.org
Telephone: 202-543-9570
Mailing Address: 720 7th Street NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20001

Eating Disorder Hope
Mission: EDH’s mission is to offer hope, information and resources to individual eating disorder sufferers, their family members and treatment providers.
E-Mail: info@eatingdisorderhope.com

Eating Disorder Recovery
Mission: Here you will find a wide range of resources and information for the adult women who want help in recovering from an eating disorder.
E-Mail: Joanna@poppink.com
Telephone: 310-474-4165

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center (EDRIC)
Mission: To provide information, treatment resources, and client and provider e-mail message lists for all forms of eating disorders.
E-Mail: edreferral@aol.com
Telephone: 858-792-7463
Fax: 858-220-7417
Mailing Address: 2923 Sandy Pointe, Suite 6, Del Mar, CA 92014-2052

F.E.A.S.T. (Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders)
Mission: F.E.A.S.T. is an international 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.
E-Mail: info@feast-ed.org
Telephone: 540-227-8518
Mailing Address: P.O.Box 331 – Warrenton, VA 20188 – USA

Finding Balance
Mission: FINDINGbalance, a faith-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those who struggle with eating and body image issues, particularly EDNOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified). Their mission is to remove the stigma surrounding eating and body image issues, promote prevention, and empower those who struggle to find a Christ-centered path to freedom.
E-Mail: feedback@findingbalance.com
Telephone: 615-599-6948
Mailing Address: PO Box 284, Franklin, TN 37065

Food Addicts Anonymous (FAA)
Mission: Food Addicts Anonymous is an organization that believes that Food Addiction is a biochemical disorder that occurs at a cellular level and therefore cannot be cured by willpower or by therapy alone. We feel that food addiction is not a moral or character issue. This Twelve Step program believes that food addiction can be managed by abstaining from (eliminating) addictive foods, following a program of sound nutrition (a food plan), and working the Twelve Steps of the program.
E-Mail: See website for contact form
Telephone: 561-967-3871
Mailing Address: 529 N W Prima Vista Blvd. #301 A Port St. Lucie, FL 34983

Gürze Books, LLC
Mission: Gurze Books is a publishing company that has specialized in eating disorders publications and education since 1980. They are dedicated to serving the entire eating disorders community: individuals who are suffering, their loved ones, the professionals who treat them, and the educators who are working toward prevention.
E-Mail: Leigh Cohn (Publisher) Leigh@gurze.net
Telephone: 760-434-7533
Fax: 760-434-5476
Mailing Address: 5145-B Avenida Encinias, Carlsbad, CA 92008

International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp)
Mission: (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.
E-Mail: iaedpmembers@earthlink.net
Telephone: 800-800-8126
Mailing Address: PO Box 1295, Pekin, IL 61555-1295

Maudsley Parents
Mission: Maudsley Parents was created in 2006 by parents who helped their children recover with family-based treatment, to offer hope and help to other families confronting eating disorders. We offer information on eating disorders and family-based treatment, family stories of recovery, supportive parent-to-parent advice, and treatment information for families who opt for family-based Maudsley treatment.
E-Mail: contact@maudsleyparents.org
Expert E-Mail: experts@maudsleyparents.org

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Association Disorders (ANAD)
Mission: ANAD is a non-profit Corporation that seeks to prevent and alleviate the problems of eating disorders, especially including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
E-Mail: anadhelp@anad.org
Helpline: 630-577-1330
Telephone: 630-577-1333
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 640 Naperville, IL 60566

The National Association for Males with Eating Disorders, Inc. (N.A.M.E.D.)
Mission: N.A.M.E.D.’s mission is to provide support to males with eating disorders, to educate the public on the issue, and to be a resource of information on the subject.
E-Mail: Chris@NAMEDinc.org
Information, Support & Treatment Referral Toll-Free Helpline: 1-877-780-0080
Telephone: 239-775-1145 877-780-0080
Mailing Address: Christopher Clark (Executive Director) N.A.M.E.D. 118 Palm Dr. #11 Naples, FL 34112

National Eating Disorder Association
Mission: NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
E-Mail: Info@NationalEatingDisorders.org
Toll-free Info & Referral Helpline: 1-800-931-2237
Telephone: 206-382-3587
Mailing Address: 603 Stewart Street, Suite 803 Seattle, WA 98101

National Eating Disorder Information Center (NEDIC)
Mission/Vision: NEDIC’s vision is a culture that promotes and supports individuals engaged in healthy lifestyles regardless of ascribed or inherent characteristics, physical appearance and social status. NEDIC promotes healthy lifestyles, including both healthy eating and appropriate, enjoyable exercise. Being client-centred means that our staff try to give people information and guidance about every option so that our clients can make informed choices for themselves. NEDIC has a non-dieting, client-centred, feminist philosophy.
E-Mail: nedic@uhn.on.ca
Telephone: 866-633-4220 (Toronto: 416-340-4156)
Mailing Address: ES 7-421, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mission: NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
Telephone: See http://www.nih.gov/health/infoline.htm for all information lines
Mailing Address: 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, Maryland 20892

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Mission: The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
E-Mail: nimhinfo@nih.gov
Telephone Numbers : 301-443-4513 (local) 1-866-615-6464 (toll-free) 301-443-8431 (TTY) 1-866-415-8051 (TTY toll-free)
Fax: 301-443-4279
Mailing Address: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Science Writing, Press, and Dissemination Branch 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663 Bethesda, MD 20892-9663

National Women’s Health Information Center (Office of Women’s Health: OWH)
OWH’s mission is to provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches. OWH achieves its mission and vision by developing innovative programs, educating health professionals, and motivating behavior change in consumers through the dissemination of health information.
Telephone: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446)
Mailing Address: 8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 101 Fairfax, VA 22031
Mailing Address for Office on Women’s Health Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 712E Washington, DC 20201

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Mission/Program: Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Worldwide meetings and other tools provide a fellowship of experience, strength and hope where members respect one another’s anonymity. OA charges no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through member contributions.
E-Mail: See Website (http://www.oa.org/contact.php) for contact form
Telephone: 505-891-2664
Fax: 505-891-4320
Mailing Address: PO Box 44020 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87174-4020 USA

Something Fishy Website for Eating Disorders
Mission/Program: Dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to people with Eating Disorders, and their loved-ones.

International Resources:


Australia:

The Butterfly Foundation
Mission: We are dedicated to changing the culture, policy and practise in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders; Supporting Australians with Eating Disorders.
Support Line: 1-800-ED HOPE (1-800-33-4673)
E-Mail: info@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au
Melbourne Office: PO Box 453 Malvern VIC 3144 Phone: (03) 9822 5771
Fax: (03) 9822 5776
Sydney Office: 103 Alexander Street Crows Nest NSW 2065 Phone: (02) 9412 4499
Fax: (02) 8090 8196

National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC)
Program: Commencing in July 2010, the second phase of the NEDC is a three year project that will bring together key stakeholders with an interest in Eating Disorders to develop a long term approach to the promotion, prevention, early intervention and management of these complex illnesses.
E-Mail: amy@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au
Telephone: 02 8004 5147
Mailing Address: Butterfly House, 103 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065


Ireland:

Bodywhys
Mission: Our mission is to ensure support, awareness & understanding of eating disorders amongst the wider community as well as advocating for the rights and healthcare needs of people affected by eating disorders.
E-Mail: info@bodywhys.ie
Helpline: 1890 200 444
Telephone: 01-2834963
Fax: 01-2056959
Mailing Address: PO Box 105, Blackrock, Co Dublin. Ireland.

Obsessive Eaters Anonymous (OEA)
Mission/Program: Obsessive Eaters Anonymous is a Twelve Step fellowship, started in Ireland in 1999. We are people who are recovering from an obsession with weight size or eating. We use the Twelve Step programme of recovery begun by Alcoholics Anonymous.
E-Mail: obsessiveeaters@hotmail.com
Telephone: 353-[0]1-289 1599 or mobile 087 2390595
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 28810 Edinburgh EH14 9AH


UK

Anorexia and Bulimia Care
Mission: Our vision is to see all those affected by eating disorders being supported with kindness, no judgment, a listening ear, encouragement, practical advice and on-going support regardless of their faith (if any), along the journey to full recovery.
Email: help@anorexiabulimiacare.co.uk
Tel: 01462 423 351

Beat http://www.b-eat.co.uk
Mission: beat’s vision is that eating disorders will be beaten
beat’s aims are: To change the way everyone thinks and talks about eating disorders. To improve the way services and treatment are provided. And to help anyone believe that their eating disorder can be beaten.
E-Mail: info@b-eat.co.uk

beat Helpline: 0845 634 1414 (help@b-eat.co.uk)
beat Youthline: 0845 634 7650 (fyp@b-eat.co.uk)
International Phone + 44 1603 619 090
International Fax + 44 1603 664 915
Mailing Address: 103 Prince of Wales Road Norwich NR1 1DW United Kingdom

Men Get Eating Disorders Too (MGEDT)
Mission: Raising awareness of eating disorders in men so men can seek support.
E-Mail: Please see contact page: http://www.mengetedstoo.co.uk/index.php/contact.html
Mailing Address: c/o Community Base, 113 Queens Road Brighton, United Kingdom, BN3 3XG

Overeaters Anonymous of Great Britain (OA)
Program: Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating.
E-Mail: general@oagb.org.uk
Telephone: 07000 784985
Mailing Address: OAGB Ltd., 483 Green Lanes, London, N13 4BS


Body Image Resources:

About-face
Mission: To equip women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect self-esteem and body image.
E-Mail: info@about-face.org
Telephone: 415-839-6779
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 77665 San Francisco, CA 94107 USA

The Body Image Project
Mission: A movement to reframe body image and enable everyone, everywhere, to discovery and celebrate the real you.

Reflections Body Image Project
Mission/Program: In addition to “Fat Talk Free Week”, the purpose of Reflections is to help sorority sisters establish and maintain a positive body image. As the first scientifically supported evidence based eating disorders prevention program designed for and with sororities, Reflections endeavors to help participants resist the ultrathin, unrealistic ideal standard of female beauty prevalent in today’s society. Using highly interactive, peer-led, small groups, Reflections is a two-day, intervention program designed by experts and implemented through trained peer leaders on college campuses throughout North America.
E-Mail: reflections@trideltaeo.org
Telephone: 817-633-8001


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