The following is an alphabetical list of organizations that are actively involved in the eating disorders field, including professional, educational, advocacy, service, and support organizations. Links to these organizations are provided as a convenience only. Since these websites are not operated by us, we are neither responsible for the material they present nor the quality and accuracy of the information they provide. Consult a qualified mental health professional and a qualified physician regarding therapy and treatment for an eating disorder.
Sylvania Urgent Care
The Sylvania Urgent Care is one option close to the River Centre Clinic that can provide patients with medical services such as physical exams, laboratory testing, routine medical care and after-hours and urgent medical treatment. It is located at 4405 N. Holland Sylvania Avenue, less than a mile from the Clinic. Medical testing for admission can be obtained by contacting Sylvania Urgent Care at 419-517-0146. Their website provides a list of services provided as well as directions to the facility.
The Academy for Eating Disorders is an international transdisciplinary professional organization that promotes excellence in research, treatment, and prevention of eating disorders. It also provides education, training, and a forum for collaboration and professional dialogue.
Phone: (847) 498-4274
Fax: (847) 480-9282
60 Revere Drive, Suite 500
Northbrook, IL 60062-1577
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness seeks to establish easily accessible programs across the nation that allow children and young adults the opportunity to learn about eating disorders and the positive effects of a healthy body image. The organization’s aim is to disseminate educational information to parents and caregivers about the warning signs, dangers, and consequences of anorexia, bulimia, and other related disorders.
Toll Free Phone: (866) 662-1235
Phone: (561) 841-0900
Fax: (561) 841-0972
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
P.O. Box 13155
North Palm Beach, FL 33408-3155
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. (ANAD) is a non-profit (501c3) organization working in the areas of support, awareness, advocacy, referral, education, and prevention.
Phone: (630) 577-1333
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
220 N. Green St
Chicago, IL 60607-1702
ANRED is a nonprofit organization that provides information about anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other less well-known food and weight disorders. Website material includes self-help tips and information about recovery and prevention. ANRED is affiliated with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA).
beat is the working name of the Eating Disorders Association, a United Kingdom based charity that is dedicated to providing information, help, and support for people affected by eating disorders. It was formed in 1989 from the combination of two charities (Anorexic Aid and Anorexic Family Aid). The Society for the Advancement of Research into Anorexia (SARA) brought a research element to the organization when it merged with Eating Disorders Association in 1992. The charity has used beat as its working name since February 2007.
International Phone: + 44 1603 619 090
International Fax: + 44 1603 664 915
103 Prince of Wales Road
Norwich NR1 1DW
EatingDisorderExpert is a non-profit public interest website based in the United Kingdom that offers a reference point and practical advice on eating disorders. The site includes information on the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of eating disorders. Features and articles on the site are written by professional journalists and experts who have a particular interest or background in this area.
Newsletter Registration: http://www.eatingdisorderexpert.co.uk/getnews.cfm/
Jane Marshall, Features Editor
Green Wood Drive
Cheshire WA7 1UP
EDC is a cooperative of professional and advocacy-based organizations committed to federal advocacy on behalf of people with eating disorders, their families, and professionals working with these populations. Its mission is to advance the federal recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority.
Phone or Fax: (202) 543-9570
Eating Disorders Coalition
611 Pennsylvania Avenue SE #423
Washington, DC 20003-4303
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center (EDReferral.com) provides referrals to eating disorder practitioners, treatment facilities, and support groups at no charge. It also offers general information to the public about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders.
Phone: (858) 792-7463
Fax: (858) 220-7417
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
2923 Sandy Pointe, Suite 6
Del Mar, CA 92014-2052
Free From Expections (http://freefromexpectations.blogspot.com) is a recovery blog that is hosted by our own RCC patient representitive Jan Lockert, R.N. It provides excellent educational and inspirational messages about recovery from eating disorders.
Jan Lockert, R.N.
IAEDP is a 501c3 non-profit organization that promotes a high level of professionalism among practitioners who treat those suffering from eating disorders by emphasizing ethical and professional standards, offering education and training in the field, and certifying those who have met prescribed requirements. It also promotes public awareness of eating disorders and assists in prevention efforts.
Toll Free Phone: (800) 800-8126
Phone: (309) 346-3341
Fax: (309) 346-2874
P.O. Box 1295
Pekin, IL 61555-1295
MEDA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating. Its 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.
Toll Free Phone: (866) 343-MEDA
Phone: (617) 558-1881
Multi-service Eating Disorders Association
92 Pearl Street
Newton, MA 02458
Founded in 1969, the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA) is a non-profit civil rights organization dedicated to ending size discrimination in all of its forms. NAAFA’s goal is to help build a society in which people of every size are accepted with dignity and equality in all aspects of life. NAAFA will pursue this goal through advocacy, public education, and support.NAAFA is a non-profit human rights organization.
Phone: (916) 558-6880
Fax: (415) 863-8596
P.O. Box 22510
Oakland, CA 94609
Information about eating disorder treatment.
Eating Disorder Treatment: http://www.allaboutcounseling.com/dir/eating-disorder-treatment/
All About Counseling: http://www.allaboutcounseling.com/
NEDA is a non-profit organization that works to prevent eating disorders and to provide treatment referrals to those suffering from anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder and those concerned with body image and weight issues. It also develops prevention programs for a wide range of audiences and publishes and distributes educational materials.
Toll Free Information & Referral Helpline: (800) 931-2237
Business Office: (206) 382-3587
National Eating Disorders Association
603 Stewart St., Suite 803
Seattle, WA 98101
Something Fishy is a pro-recovery website dedicated to raising awareness about eating disorders. The website also provides a “treatment finder” online search function.
Phone: (866) 690-7239 [for treatment and recovery information and referral only]
NEDIC is a non-profit organization founded in 1985 to provide information and resources on eating disorders and food and weight preoccupation, including current information on treatment services available to individuals with eating problems.
Toll Free Phone: (866) 633-4220
Phone: (416) 340-4156
Fax: (416) 340-4736
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
200 Elizabeth Street
Toronto, ON M5G 2C4