For general information on International Support Organizations for eating disorders.
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) Sister Organizations
Located in Deerfield, Illinois, the Academy for Eating Disorders is a global professional association committted to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment and prevention. In 2009, the AED created the Sisterhood, Chapter and Affliliate Committee, which is designing programs to encourage collaboration between the organizations. Thus far there are nine AED Sister Organizations and one Chapter: The Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED); The Austrian Society on Eating Disorders (ASED);
The Chilean Society for the Study of Eating Disorders; The German Eating Disorder Society (DGESS); Dutch Academy for Eating Disorders; Eating Disorder Association of Canada (EDAC); Hispano Latino American Chapter; The Israel Association for Eating Disorders (IAED); Mexican Association of Eating Disorders Professionals; Transdisciplinary Obesity Society (Argentina).
Associazone Italiana Disturbi Dell'Alimentazione E Del Peso (AIDAP)
Via Sansovino, 16
37138 Verona, Italy
An independent nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing knowledge about the prevention, treatment and research of eating disorders. Promotes conferences and workshops.
Bodywhys - The Eating Disorders Association Of Ireland
PO Box 105
Helpline: 1890 200 444
Email Support: email@example.com
The Butterfly Foundation
PO Box 453 Malvern VIC 3144
Phone: (03) 9822 5771
Support line: 1-800 ED HOPE (1-800 33 4673)
Fax: (03) 9822 5776
Offers support for Australians experiencing eating disorders and negative body image issues.
Chinese Community Health Resource Center (CCHRC)
835 Jackson Street, Room 425
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 677-2473
Fax: (415) 677-2457
CCHRC was established in 1989 as a private, non-profit community center by the Chinese Community Health Care Association (a physicians’ independent practice association), Chinese Community Health Plan, and Chinese Hospital. The Center’s mission is to build a healthy community through culturally and linguistically competent health education programs.
Eating Disorders Association of NZ (EDANZ)
Provides support, information and help to the families and caregivers of individuals with eating disorders.
Eating Disorders: First Aid Guidelines
Mental Health First Aid Training and Research Program
Orygen Youth Health Research Centre
University of Melbourne, Australia
Aimed at the general public, this site explains how to approach a loved one who may be struggling with an eating disorder.
Japan Society for Eating Disorders
Hosts educational lectures and symposia about eating disorders.
Men Get Eating Disorders Too
c/o Community Base
113 Queens Road
A UK-based charitable organization dedicated to representing and supporting the needs of men with eating disorders.
National Centre for Eating Disorders
54 New Road
Phone: 0845 838 2040
Fax: 01372 469550
Provides eating disorder treatment and professional training courses.
National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)
200 Elizabeth St.,
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4
Phone: (416) 340-4156
Toll-Free: 1-866-NIDIC-20 (1-866-633-4220)
Fax: (416) 340-4736
NEDIC -- a program of the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada -- is a non-profit organization that provides information and resources on eating disorders and food and weight preoccupation.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
71 High Holborn
Phone: +44 (0)845 003 7780
Fax: +44 (0)845 003 7784
Provides guidelines for the treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and related eating disorders.
Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders (SWEDA) Association
Strode House, 10 Leigh Road
Somerset, BA16 0HA
Phone, Helpline: 01458 448600
Phone, Administration: 01458 448611
Nonprofit organization focusing on self-help. Web site provides help and support around anorexia and bulimia nervosa, compulsive eating, binge eating and related eating disorders.
This page was updated October 17, 2011.