You’re Not Alone
We understand that the road to recovery can seem like a daunting one. To help you feel less lonely on this journey, we’ve compiled a list of several resources that might help you gain some clarity and insight on your condition.
The resources below include information on eating disorders that introduce you to new coping skills including; mindfulness, recovery stories and meditations that you may find highly beneficial.
It’s important to surround yourself with positive and inspirational influences that will help you and not hinder your recovery.
Organizations Dedicated to Educate and Advocate
Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders
ANRED is a nonprofit organization that provides information about anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and other lesser known food and weight disorders. Their material includes self-help tips and information about recovery and prevention.
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness (The Alliance) is dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach and education related to health promotion, including all eating disorders, positive body image and self-esteem. The Alliance is committed to the advocacy, awareness and funding for eating-disorders prevention.
NEDA – National Eating Disorders Association
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. We campaign for prevention, improved access to quality treatment and increased research funding to better understand and treat eating disorders. We work with partners and volunteers to develop programs and tools to help everyone who seeks assistance.
Lisa’s Light of Hope
Lisa’s Light of Hope brings eating disorders out of the darkness and is a charitable fund created to raise awareness, support treatment and education in affiliation with Baystate Health Behavioral Health.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research. It is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
F.E.A.S.T. is an international organization of and for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from eating disorders. The group provides information and mutual support, promotes evidence-based treatment and advocates for research and education to reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders.
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