Become a Partner
It is time to end the SILENCE and stigma that surrounds eating disorders.
The time has come for all eating disorder organizations to JOIN HANDS. All eating disorder and mental health IRS 501 (c)(3)certified non-profit organizations are invited to PARTNER in the M.O.M. March.
TOGETHER we can and will make a difference.
Our voices are STRONGER together.
Send us your info and we'll be in touch soon to talk about how to become a Partner.
Thank You Partners!
The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) - is a global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention. The mission of the AED is to advocate for patients, provide professional training and development, and represent the field of eating disorders. The Academy’s purpose is to generate knowledge and integrate expertise about eating disorders; provide platforms for better understanding, sharing of knowledge, and research-practice integration; and to foster innovation and best practice in the treatment of eating disorders. www.aedweb.org or 847.498.4274
American Dance Therapy Association - The benefits of dance/movement therapy (DMT) as a psychotherapeutic intervention are well-established. The American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA), founded in 1966, is a professional organization dedicated to the profession of dance/movement therapy. Dance/movement therapy uses movement to "further the emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration of the individual." Through movement, DMT can help individuals with a wide range of psychological disorders achieve greater self expression. www.adta.org
Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders (APTED) - is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization, designed to support prevention and recovery from eating disorders, through education, referrals, and direct service. APTED is comprised of a loose affiliation of professionals working in the Eating Disorder field. We are actively involved in training professionals, so as to provide the best possible treatment of eating disorders, and providing referrals for those who need specialists working in this field. www.aptedsf.org
BingeBehavior.com - is a website designed to support people with binge eating disorder (BED), impulse control disorders (Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors – BRFBs), and who battle weight bias and stigma.The purpose of BingeBehavior.com is to alleviate stigma and shame through information, resource identification and advocacy.The work of BingeBehavior.com is two-fold: aggregate information supporting people with BED/BFRBs and advocate for an end to weight bias and related injustice in size diversity.
Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) - is a national organization focused on providing leadership in the recognition, prevention, and treatment of BED. BEDA is committed to helping those affected by BED through exploring and supporting best practices for treatment and recovery that honor the individual’s needs and circumstances. BEDA is the go-to organization for information on BED through its helpline, resources, national conference, educational and advocacy initiatives, and support for those struggling, their families, and treatment providers. www.bedaonline.com or 855.855.BEDA (2332)
Community Outreach for Prevention of Eating Disorders (COPE) -
Our focus is to provide up-to-date learning resources via outreach, media attention, and community events; we strive to educate our local community in order to facilitate greater understanding and more effective approaches to treating eating disorders and improving body image. http://cope-ecf.org/
Eating Disorder Coalition of Miami (EDCOM) - is a non-profit organization that started in early 1990's to provide education and prevention of eating disorders in South Florida. We are a volunteer group of professionals and community members working together in the Miami area. We offer a free support group for Friends & Families on a monthly basis in Coral Gables, FL.
Eating Disorder Hope - is a non-profit organization that promotes ending eating disordered behavior, embracing life and pursuing recovery. Our mission is to foster appreciation of one's uniqueness and value in the world, unrelated to appearance, achievement or applause. www.eatingdisorderhope.com
Eating Disorder Network of Central Florida (EDNCF) -is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. EDNCF is a multi-disciplinary group of health and mental health professionals dedicated to providing quality treatment to individuals and families suffering from eating disorders. The network is committed to increasing professional and community awareness to allow for early detection and intervention. The network strives to promote peer support and professional development. www.edncf.com
The Eating Disorder Network of Maryland - a nonprofit, was created June 2007 by a group of professionals, clinicians, parents & family members. Our goal is to educate and help spread eating disorder awareness throughout Maryland! EDN Maryland is your first point-of-contact to receive objective information about resources available to you and your family throughout the state of Maryland and nationally.Whether you’re looking for educational , treatment providers who specialize in working with this population,or community events focused on, EDN Maryland can help! www.ednmaryland.org or 443-377-1266
Eating Disorder Recovery Support, Inc. (EDRS) - EDRS is a Bay Area based 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting community awareness of eating disorders, Prevention and professional education and collaboration, and providing treatment scholarships to individuals that need financial assistance for treatment. www.edrs.net or 855-LUV-EDRS
Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (EDCT) - Founded in September 2002, the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee is the Southeast's first statewide nonprofit organization to advance eating disorder awareness, education and prevention. Our mission is to offer hope, help and support to all who are impacted by disordered eating. The EDCT continually serves as a resource for Tennesseans seeking assistance and support. www.edct.net or 615.831.9838
Eating Disorders Resource Center (EDRC) - Based in Los Gatos, California, EDRC is a non-profit organization that links resources, information and support for individuals and families struggling with eating disorders. The mission of EDRC is to increase awareness and understanding of eating disorders for the general public and for health professionals; to promote early diagnosis, effective treatment, and recovery; and to advocate for mental health parity legislation and effective insurance coverage. For more information check out our website at www.edrcsv.org or 408.356.1212
Elephant in the Room Foundation (www.EitRF.org))) - a non-profit organization aiming to save and improve lives of individuals with Eating Disorder (ED), particularly Anorexia Nervosa (AN) provides the most comprehensive picture of AN by combining scientific findings and real life experiences. Our website highlights a new perspective and focus on early intervention, making the difference between a lasting recovery and a possible death. Simultaneously, we endeavor to disperse clear, relevant information that will eradicate the stigma attached to Anorexia Nervosa worldwide. www.EitRF.org
The Elisa Project - is a Dallas, Texas-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is dedicated to the development of healthy children and adolescents by promoting the awareness and prevention of life-threatening disordered eating through education, support and advocacy. The Elisa Project was established in 1999 and has continued to be a premier source for the promotion of healthy bodies inside and out. www.theelisaproject.org or 214.369.5222
The Emily Program Foundation - is a 501(c)3 nonprofit on a mission to save lives, change minds, and work to eliminate eating disorders. We envision a world without stigma and misconceptions about eating disorders and disordered eating. We will be the catalyst in shaping new, informed conversations through advocacy, social outreach, and collaboration with community partners. "Together we can make a difference" www.emilyprogramfoundation.org or 651.379.6134
Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (F.E.A.S.T.) - FEAST is a non-profit international organization of and for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from eating disorders by providing information and mutual support, promoting evidence-based treatment, and advocating for research and education to eradicate stigma, improve treatment standards and reduce the suffering associated with eating disorders. We are entirely staffed by parent volunteers and operate according to our principles under the guidance and oversight of our Board of Directors and our International Professional Advisory Panel. We are financed independently and do not accept advertising or sponsorships. www.feast-ed.org or US +1 855-50-FEAST | Canada +1 647-247-1339 | Australia +61 731886675 | UK +443308280031
Featherweight, Inc - is a community based non- profit organization, dedicated to the education and treatment of eating disorders. It was founded by Debbie Begeny after her 22 year old daughter, Heather, died in March 2003,of complications of Anorexia Nervosa and Ipecac abuse. Debbie realized that the scope and severity of eating disorders are often misunderstood by sufferers, their loved ones, the media and the general public. The goal of Featherweight, Inc. is to use a grassroots approach, locally, to reach out to the public by disseminating information to parents, caregivers, and victims about the warning signs, dangers, and consequences of Anorexia, Bulimia, and other related disorders. www.featherweightinc.com
The FREED Foundation, For Recovery and Elimination of Eating Disorders - is a non profit organization that was established in 2002 to provide financial assistance for individuals in need of treatment. The FREED Foundation brings awareness, provides education and advocates on behalf individuals and families suffering from these illnesses in the NJ/NY metropolitan area.We speak at high schools, community programs, colleges and universities, youth groups, women’s and men’s organizations educating about eating disorders and promoting recovery. www.freedfoundation.org
Global Foundation for Eating Disorders (GFED) - GFED is a consortium of doctors, business leaders, scientists and clinicians who consistently stay on the cutting edge of current and emerging scientific research being conducted in the field, around the world. GFED steps in where the federal government falls short to identify, fund and realize actionable, accountable results from the most promising scientists applying the most innovative advances in neuroscience, genetics and technology for results. By partnering with GFED you will be taking steps to uncover and disseminate much needed treatments to the millions afflicted by anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge-eating disorder, as well as eating disorders not otherwise specified. www.gfed.org
Helping Other People Eat (HOPE) - is a 501c3 non-profit organization focused on the prevention and awareness of eating disorders. Since 2001, we have strived to educate all age groups on the warning signs, symptoms and side effects that accompany eating disorders and body image issues. We offer information, tutorials, references and public speakers to aid in the elimination of eating disorders. In addition, members of H.O.P.E. advocate to provide funding for treatment for those who cannot afford it. www.hopetolive.com or 321.231.0791
Kirsten Haglund Foundation - is a 501c3 non-profit organization focused on awareness and treatment of eating disorders. The mission of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation (KHF) is to provide hope, networking and financial aid to those seeking treatment and freedom from eating disorders. www.kirstenhaglund.org
KMB for Answers - The purpose of this foundation is to expand awareness, knowledge, understanding, support, and options for anyone who struggles with an eating disorder. This is a devastating disorder that shatters the individual’s life. Some will struggle for years, others will lose their battle; leaving loved ones to wonder “why.” Words shared with Katie by her mom that helped her through some of the most difficult times, found in her journal; “You are Strong. You are Beautiful. You are Loved." www.kmbforanswers.org
MCR Foundation - The mission of MCR Foundation is to provide resources for people who are affected by eating disorders in the Greater Chattanooga Tri-State area. The Foundation is committed to a holistic approach encompassing physical, emotional, spiritual, and social well being. Founded in 2006 after the untimely death of Mary Cameron Robinson, age 26, the MCR Foundation was born. The MCR Foundation is a comprehensive non-profit center in the Chattanooga Tri-State area for education concerning prevention early diagnosis and treatment of individuals and families affected by eating disorders, focusing on healing the mind, body, and spirit. www.mcrfoundation.com
Mental Fitness, Inc. - The mission of mentalfitness, inc. is to shape resilience in youth by facilitating educational and interactive programs in order to prevent mental illness and emotional distress. We collaborate with national experts in medicine, nutrition and mental health to bring together (and create new) evidence-based programs that improve and measure the seven protective categories of mental fitness; community connections, self-esteem and social-emotional skills, media literacy, mindfulness, body image, stress-management, nourishing body & mind. www.mentalfitnessinc.org
Missouri Eating Disorders Association (MOEDA) - The Missouri Eating Disorders Association’s mission is to bring hope, compassion and understanding to the fight against eating disorders. We are committed to providing education, resources and advocacy that will change the conversation around eating disorders. We strive to bring understanding and support to those treating or affected by this terrible and serious disease, please contact us at moeatingdisorders.org for more information or to volunteer.
Moonshadow’s Spirit - honors the memory of Jennifer Mathiason by offering need-based financial assistance to individuals with an eating disorder diagnosis who are seeking treatment at residential facilities or intensive partial hospitalization program facilities. Moonshadow’s Spirit seeks to remove the myths and stereotypes surrounding eating disorders through increased awareness by sharing personal stories and providing research-based literature. Since March of 2010 we have provided assistance to 40 applicants for a total of more than $90,000. www.moonshadowsspirit.org
Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA) - is the foremost eating disorders non-profit in New England. We provide education about eating disorders and their underlying causes to develop a compassionate community that promotes hope and healing. We aim to prevent the continuing spread of eating disorders through education, awareness and early detection. We offer many unique services to support individuals and their families through the various stages of their recovery journey and serve as a support network and resource for clinicians, educators, and the general public. www.medainc.org or 617.558.1881
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) - founded in 1976, is the oldest nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to eating disorders. ANAD advocates for the development of healthy attitudes, bodies, and behaviors. ANAD promotes eating disorder awareness, prevention and recovery through supporting, educating, and connecting individuals, families and professionals. For more information, call the ANAD helpline at 630-577-1330, visit anad.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Association for Men with Eating Disorders (N.A.M.E.D.) - is a 501(c)(3), international professional association committed to leadership in the field of male eating disorders. We aim to provide support for males affected by eating disorders, provide access to collective expertise, and promote the development of effective clinical intervention and research in this population. www.namedinc.org
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) – NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA helps millions of people across the country find information and treatment through its helpline, screenings, click-to-chat services and other outreach programs. NEDA provides research grants through their Feeding Hope Fund and, through the Solutions Through Advocacy and Reform (STAR) Program, NEDA works with activists to create legislative change. For more information, visit www.MyNEDA.org or contact NEDA’s Helpline: 800-931-2237
National Initiative for Eating Disorders (NIED) - was launched in February, 2012. Our purpose is to increase awareness, understanding, prevention and advocate for better treatment of Eating Disorders. We provide up-to-date information on what’s working, what needs improvement, what’s happening now and what we can do to improve the quality of treatment and support for all families touched by this debilitating and too often – fatal mental illness. We have held 33 symposia, reached over 1,500 participants, have met 80 MP’s, MPP’s, Stats Canada and the Mental Health Commission on 4 visits to Ottawa and in local constituency offices. MP Mark Adler has created the first all-party Eating Disorder Health Caucus on Parliament Hill. We have established ongoing support groups and have been the catalyst for the organization of a true National Eating Disorder Foundation with representatives from across Canada. www.nied.ca
Ophelia's Place - Since 2002, Ophelia’s Place has been a national leader in redefining beauty and health by empowering individuals, families and communities impacted by eating disorders, disordered eating, and body dissatisfaction. Through the offering of support services, education and outreach, outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment programs with the Upstate New York Eating Disorder Service, and community built through Café at 407, Ophelia’s Place supports 75-100 individuals and families each week, and reaches thousands each year. www.opheliasplace.org
Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live - is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that raises money for people with eating disorders who are not able to afford treatment, and promotes healthy body image and self esteem in hopes of preventing future eating disorders. Our cofounders met while undergoing treatment for anorexia nervosa when they were just 15 years old, helped each other to reach full recovery, and then wanted to help others achieve it, as well. Since our founding in 2008, Project HEAL has raised over $450,000 and has sent eleven applicants to treatment. There are currently over 25 chapters of Project HEAL across the United States, Canada, and Australia that work to spread the mission and values of Project HEAL. We offer quarterly financial aid treatment grants to our applicants. Applicants can enroll via an on line application that can be found on our website. We have recently partnered with the Columbia Center for Eating Disorders, Monte Nido Eating Disorder Treatment Center of NY and Center for Recovery to offer annual treatment grants to HEAL recipients. www.theprojectheal.org
REbeL - is committed to redefining beauty and health for every body. REbeL focuses on educating and empowering youth on such topics as the prevalence of eating and body image issues, the inefficacy of diets, the impact of negative self-talk, and media literacy. Using a dissonance-based approach, REbeL members lead the way in developing innovative solutions to the body image concerns facing so many individuals today -- and we urge YOU to join the REbeLution! www.re-bel.org
Rock Recovery - is a nonprofit organization that supports the journey to freedom from disordered eating. The organizations programs include a robust outpatient recovery program in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area as well as community empowerment programs nationwide. Rock Recovery is founded on the belief that complete freedom from disordered eating is possible, and that the organization is committed to educating communities and bridging treatment gaps by offering affordable and accessible services. For information visit: www.rockrecovery.org
Southern Smash - Founded in November 2012, Southern Smash challenges men and women to redefine their worth and beauty by letting go of the perfect thoughts and numbers that hold them back. Through its signature scale-smashing event and panel discussions, Southern Smash aims to educate the public about the dangers of eating disorders, promote positive body image and help participants embrace true beauty and self love. www.southernsmash.org
T.H.E. Center for Disordered Eating - Located in the heart of Asheville, T.H.E. Center for Disordered Eating is the only non-profit in North Carolina mobilizing education, prevention and support for those affected by disordered eating and related body image issues. Over the last few years alone we have served thousands of individuals through our community education, advocacy, referral and helpline, lending library, support groups and website. Since 2004, T.H.E. Center has been active in creating a community that embraces healthy lifestyles free of disordered eating. www.thecenternc.org
The Succeed Foundation - charity organization that works towards a world free from eating disorders. We aim to do this by: Developing practical tools for those affected. Supporting academics to turn research into solutions. Uniting the field under agreed standards. In a world of conflicting opinions, confusion and indifference, we are interested in what works. Facts. Not figures. We investigate and tackle eating disorders at their roots, building evidence-based preventive programmes and effective treatments for people old and young, male and female. Every individual with an eating disorder is unique. They will not all respond to the same treatment. So in partnership with researchers and clinicians, we develop a broad range of approaches in our mission to find tangible solutions. http://www.succeedfoundation.org
Tri-State Eating Disorder Resource Team - is dedicated to promote healthy body image and positive self-esteem in our community and beyond. Our hope is to eliminate common misconceptions about eating disorders and serve as a source of support and information for eating disorder treatment options. Community outreach includes seminars/presentations, support groups, resource materials and evidence-based programs such as Healthy Bodies by Kathy Kater, and The Body Project by Stice, Rohde and Shaw. www.edrteam.org