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Eating Disorder Organizations

Missouri Eating Disorder Association


P.O. Box 11344
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: (314) 413.0381
Email: info@moeatingdisorders.org

The Missouri Eating Disorders Association’s mission is to bring hope, compassion and understanding to the fight against eating disorders. We are committed to providing education, resources and advocacy that will change the conversation around eating disorders. We strive to bring understanding and support to those treating or affected by this terrible and serious disease.

Heartland Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals




“The Heartland iaedp Chapter aims to provide educational opportunities to treating professionals designed to increase awareness of eating disorder treatment and to enhance the skill of treating professionals.”


“The Heartland iaedp Chapter offers continuing education, networking, and support for professionals of all disciplines, orientation, and levels of experience treating eating disorders throughout the Midwest.”

NEDA: National Eating Disorders Association


165 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Office Phone: 212-575-6200
Email: info@NationalEatingDisorders.org
Information & Referral Hotline: (800) 931-2237

Our Mission

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

IAEDP: International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals

P.O. Box 1295
Pekin, Illinois  61555-1295
Toll free: (800) 800-8126
P: (309) 346-3341
F: (775) 239-1597

A membership organization for professionals; provides certification, education, local chapters, a newsletter, and an annual symposium.

MEDA: Multi-Service Eating Disorder Association


288 Walnut Street, Suite 130
Newton, MA 02460
Phone: 617-558-1881

E-mail: Info@medainc.org

MEDA offers a variety of programs and services to those struggling with an eating disorder such as eating disorder assessments, support groups, education and prevention workshops, coaching and skills sessions, and support groups for parents, significant others and loved ones. MEDA also hosts a monthly forum, typically held on the first Saturday of each month, that is open to the general public and features an individual who shares their story of recovery from an eating disorder.
MEDA’s mission is to prevent the continuing spread of eating disorders through educational awareness and early detection. MEDA serves as a support network and resource for clients, loved ones, clinicians, educators, and the general public.

Maudsley Parents: Family-Based Treatment of Eating Disorders

Email: contact@maudsleyparents.org

Maudsley Parents is a volunteer organization of parents who have helped their children heal from anorexia and bulimia using family-based treatment.

Proud2BMe: Eating Disorders Awareness for Young Teens

Email: info@proud2bme.org

Proud2BMe is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

AED: Academy for Eating Disorders

165 Wold McLean Village Dr.
McLean, VA 22101
P: (703) 556-9222
F: (703)556-8729

For ED professionals; promotes effective treatment, develops prevention initiatives, stimulates research, sponsors international conference.

Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)


Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) was founded to help those who have binge eating disorder, their friends and family, and those who treat the disorder. BEDA also serves as a resource for treatment providers to prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat the disorder.

Body of Work: The Art of Eating Disorder Recovery


“Body of Work: The Art of Eating Disorder Recovery” is a ground-breaking sculpture project by artist Judith Shaw.  The brutally honest account creates a visual and visceral experience of anorexia rarely explored publicly.  It offers hope to patients and family members and is a valuable teaching tool for medical and mental healthcare professionals as well as educators. Visit her website to see the work, view project catalogue and learn about arranging an exhibit or artist presentation. To contact the artist by email: judith@judithshaw.com

Normal In Schools


Normal In Schools is a national nonprofit organization that teaches about the devastating impact of eating disorders, the therapeutic impact of the arts and related issues such as self-esteem, body image and family communication.

Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness


Provides educational information to parents and caregivers about the warning signs, dangers, and consequences of eating disorders.

ANAD: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders

P.O. Box 640
Naperville, IL 60565
ANAD Helpline:(630) 577-1330
General Business Line: (630) 577-1333

Launched in 1976, ANAD is the oldest eating disorder organization in the nation. ANAD distributes listing of therapists, hospitals, and informative materials; sponsors support groups, conferences, advocacy campaigns, research, and a crisis hotline.

Eating Disorders Anonymous


A 12-step self-help fellowship. This is a brand new 12 step program and really needs support and new meetings started. It’s a great program for anorexics and bulimics.

Eating Disorder Referral


The Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. They provide information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders.

NEDSP: The National Eating Disorders Screening Program


A program of the National Mental Health Illness Screening Project, Inc.

One Washington Street, Suite 304
Wellesley Hills, MA 02181
(781) 239-0071

Free and anonymous public outreach and education program offering people the opportunity to get information, take a written self test, meet one-on-one with a health professional, and get a referral for further evaluation if necessary.

OA: Overeaters Anonymous

P.O. Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020
(505) 891-2664

A 12 step self-help fellowship; free local meetings are listed in the telephone white pages under Overeaters Anonymous.



Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of eating disorders, an organization of and for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from eating disorders.



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The Eating Disorder Association of Ireland, n Irish national charity for people with eating disorders, families, and friends.

BEAT (formerly known as the Eating Disorder Association)


Based in Norwich, England. Founded in 1989 following a merger between Anorexic Aid (founded in 1974), Anorexic Family Aid, and the Society for the Advancement of Research into Anorexia – SARA.

Marks of Quality Care
  • Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)
  • Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa
  • International Association Of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP)
  • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
  • National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
  • RenewED, Eating Disorders Support
  • Washington University in St. Louis

I had not found a therapist who 'got it' until I came to McCallum place.

– ES, age 26