Eating Disorder Support

“What I have learned by getting through to the other side of recovery, by being recoverED, is that I’m a good person, and a much more complete person WITHOUT an Eating Disorder. I did not lose my compassion or my ability to understand, nor did I lose my creativity or ability to be unique. What I gained was more creativity and understanding, and a true appreciation for how special I truly am, and how truly unique we ALL are. What I know now is that it takes much more strength to recover, and to truly live life, than to hide away inside an Eating Disorder forever.”

Eating Disorder Support Groups

The Eating Disorder Support Groups at is for individuals, friends and families who are looking to connect during life’s challenging times. Share personal experiences, evaluate information and get support during times of need, illness, treatment or recovery.

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Admitting you have an eating, exercise, or body image problem that requires treatment is a difficult step to take and getting the right help is essential! There are a variety of treatment options available: individual therapy, group therapy, nutritional support, psychiatric care, inpatient, outpatient, residential, etc. Please know that there are resources available to assist you and your loved ones!

The National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders may be a good place to start when looking for eating disorder support. The ANAD Hotline telephone number is 847-831-3438. They help victims and their families with programs that range from education and prevention, advocacy for insurance discrimination and legislation, to support groups for patients and their families.

Where do calls go?

Calls to numbers on a specific treatment center listing will be routed to that treatment center. Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) could be forwarded to SAMHSA or a verified treatment provider. Calls are routed based on availability and geographic location.

The helpline is free, private, and confidential. There is no obligation to enter treatment. In some cases, could charge a small cost per call, to a licensed treatment center, a paid advertiser, this allows to offer free resources and information to those in need. We do not receive any commission or fee that is dependent upon which treatment provider a caller chooses.

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