This resource list includes a wide range of online support sites, national eating disorder organizations, and links to searches for treatment centers, therapists and other professionals who treat ED, as well as support groups. There are many types of eating disorders and even more paths of recovery, so please take some time to explore the options. I do not endorse any particular site or organization listed here, but I hope you will find something to help you with your recovery or with your desire to help a friend.

National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) (800) 931-2237 Helpline
Helpline volunteers are here to help you in assessing options for yourself or a loved one who may be struggling with an eating disorder. Helpline volunteers have extensive training to prepare them to be able to help you find treatment options, information and referrals in a compassionate manner.

National Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center 1-858-481-1515
International treatment referrals and prevention information

Anorexia Nervosa and Associate Disorders (ANAD) 1-847-831-3438
Referrals to treatment and Information

Provides help and hope through the crisis hotline & online crisis chats.

National Suicide Hotline 800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)
Trained volunteers and professional counselors there to listen

About Face A resource that promotes positive body image and self esteem in girls and women through media education, outreach and activism.

Academy For Eating Disorders (AED) is a global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention.

Alliance For Eating Disorder Awareness is dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach and education related to health promotion, including all eating disorders, obesity, positive body image, and self-esteem.

Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) promotes education, research, and the provision of services which enhance health and well-being, and which are free from weight-based assumptions and weight discrimination.

Binge Behavior.Com is a website designed to support people with binge eating disorder (BED), impulse control disorders (Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors – BRFBs), and who battle weight bias and stigma.

Binge Eating Disorder Association’s (BEDA) vision is to create a community where people have access to resources to help them overcome binge eating disorder and its associated conditions to live healthy, productive lives free from weight stigma.

Caring Online

Diabulimia Helpline Diabulimia, also known as ED-DMT1, is an eating disorder where one purposefully manipulates or withholds insulin in order to lose weight. Diabulimia is a non-profit organization dedicated to education, support, and advocacy for diabetics with eating disorders, and their loved ones.

Eating Disorder Hope offers education, support, and inspiration to eating disorder sufferers, their loved ones, and eating disorders treatment providers. Resources include articles on eating disorder treatment options, support groups, recovery tools and more.

The Joy Project A non-profit organization that aims to provide information, support and resources to people with eating disorders through innovate methods.

Mirror Mirror provides information, education, and support to the community, including people dealing with eating disorders themselves and loved ones that want to support friends or family members with eating disorders.

Mentor Connect-ED The first global eating disorders mentoring community. This is a safe, private, monitored site.

Mirasol's online support group is a place where people with eating disorders can share experiences, find answers and discover hope, courage and strength

NAMED – National Association for Males with Eating Disorders

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD) advocates for the development of healthy attitudes, bodies, and behaviors. ANAD promotes eating disorder awareness, prevention and recovery through supporting, educating, and connecting individuals, families and professionals.

NEDA – National Eating Disorders Association supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

Something Fishy is dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to people with Eating Disorders, and their loved-ones.

Manna Fund is non-profit organization dedicated to providing hope and financial assistance to individuals who need treatment for eating disorders. For more information or to apply for a scholarship go to

NEDA Treatment Center Finder

ANAD Treatment Center Finder is the a comprehensive & easy to search database of ED treatment professionals.

Renfrew Center is the nation’s first residential eating disorder facility, now with 16 locations throughout the country, Renfrew has helped more than 65,000 women with eating disorders and other behavioral health issues.

Article about how to choose a treatment center: is the a comprehensive & easy to search database of ED treatment professionals.

Good Therapy provides a searchable online directory of licensed mental health practiti7rs for people seeking therapy and also offers information to the general public about mental health issues and ethical therapy practices, and answers consumer questions about therapy.

Psychology Today Search by city/zip code, then filter by “Eating Disorders” under “Issues” section.

Books about ED Recovery

Gürze Books, LLC is a trade book publishing company that has specialized in eating disorders