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National Eating Disorders (NEDA) Week 2019: Resources List

Happy National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Week 2019 everyone! NEDA Week 2019 is from February 25th-March 3rd and I’m super excited. This year’s theme is “come as you are”. I will be making a post later this week about what that theme means to me so stay tuned!

In the meantime, I wanted to post a list of some of my and my friends’ favorite eating disorder and recovery resources. These are websites, nonprofit organizations, and books that myself and some of my friends highly recommend checking out. If you or someone you know is looking for information on eating disorders, recovery, and intuitive eating, these are some resources that might be helpful. The links I will be using for the books are Amazon links. All other links go directly to the organizations’ personal websites.

These resources have been incredibly helpful to my friends and I and we hope they help you all too. If there are any more you feel I should add, please don’t hesitate to comment below or contact me! I’d love to know what other recovery resources have helped y’all.

Websites and Nonprofit Organizations

International

Eating Disorder Hope

“Eating Disorder Hope’s mission is to offer hope, information, and resources to individual eating disorder sufferers, their family members, and treatment providers. The organization began with the help and advice of colleagues, professors, and other organizations specializing in eating disorders. Eating Disorder Hope was founded in January 2005.”

Embody Love Movement Foundation

“Our mission is to empower girls and women to celebrate their inner beauty, commit to kindness, and contribute to meaningful change in the world.”

National/USA

National Eating Disorders Association

“The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.”

Project HEAL

“Project HEAL is America’s strongest voice that full recovery from an eating disorder is possible and should be accessible.” (see more here)

Eating Disorders Coalition

“Founded in 2000, the EDC has advanced the recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority by building relationships with Congress, federal agencies and countless national and local organizations dedicated to health issues.”

Recovery Warriors

“We’re dedicated to boosting the emotional intelligence and resilience of people struggling with depression, anxiety and eating disorders. We believe that no matter what has happened to you, no matter how far you seem to be away from where you want to be, that with hope and the right support things will work out. The long road has a purpose. Your story has meaning. Our resources are designed to help you find that meaning.”

Southern Smash

“Southern Smash challenges men and women to redefine their worth and beauty by letting go of those perfect numbers that weigh them down.”

The Diabulimia Helpline

“Welcome to Diabulimia Helpline! Founded in 2009, we’re the world’s first 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to education, support, and advocacy for people with diabetes and eating disorders, and their loved ones. We have a 24 hour hotline available via (425) 985-3635, an insurance specialist to walk clients or their loved ones through the complicated world of insurance coverage, and a referral service to help people find the right treatment center, doctor, and/or therapist that will be the right fit on the road to recovery.”

The Elisa Project


“The Elisa Project is dedicated to fighting against eating disorders through education, support, and advocacy.”

Books

“Almost Anorexic” By: Dr. Jennifer J. Thomas Ph.D. and Jenni Schaefer

“Life Without Ed” By: Jenni Schaefer

“Goodbye Ed, Hello Me” By: Jenni Schaefer

“Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat: A Story of Bulimia” By: Stephanie Covington Armstrong

“8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder: Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience ” By: Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb

“The Eating Disorders Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes, Treatments, and Prevention of Eating Disorders” By: Carolyn Costin MA, MED, MFCC

“Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program that Works” By: Evelyn Tribole, M.S., R.D. and Elyse Resch, M.S, R.D., F.A.E.D., C.E.D.R.D.

“The Intuitive Eating Workbook: Ten Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship with Food” By: Evelyn Tribole MS, RDN and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN

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