Disclaimer: Any referrals to other websites found on the sites we have listed below may not necessarily fit with Beyond Hunger’s philosophy. The resources listed here are for the purpose of information sharing only. Please use your good judgment and instincts to determine which information is right for you. This website is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment or psychological care. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, please contact us at (415) 459-2270, or contact another licensed medical or psychological healthcare provider for professional help.
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Individual Therapist Referrals:
There are many excellent therapists in the Bay Area who specialize in working with clients who are struggling with Eating Disorders and Body Hatred. Beyond Hunger provides a list of local therapists who have worked directly with our clinical program.
Other Resources for Referrals and Information:
About-Face : A media literacy organization that combats negative and distorted images of women while equipping women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image.
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. is a non-profit organization that seeks to prevent and alleviate the problems of eating disorders, especially including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
Andrea’s Voice Foundation
A website dedicated to Andrea, who died from an eating disorder at the age of 19. Andrea’s Voice Foundation is dedicated to promoting education and understanding toward the prevention, identification, diagnosis and treatment of disordered eating and related issues.
Association for Size Diversity & Health
ASDAH is an international professional organization composed of members committed to the Health At Every Size® (HAES®) Principles . Our mission is to promote education, research, and the provision of services which enhance health and well-being, and which are free from weight-based assumptions and weight discrimination.
Association for Professionals Treating Eating Disorders
APTED is non-profit organization comprised of a loose affiliation of professionals working in the Eating Disorder field. Their goals include improving efforts in prevention, early detection, direct treatment and training, so as to lessen the incidence of eating disorders and to improve identification and treatment. They are also actively involved in training professionals, so as to provide the best possible treatment of eating disorders.
Binge Eating Disorder Association
BEDA is a national organization focused on providing leadership, recognition, prevention, and treatment of BED and associated weight stigma. Through outreach, education and advocacy, BEDA will facilitate increased awareness and proper diagnosis of BED, and promote excellence in care for those who live with, and those who treat, binge eating disorder and its associated conditions.
The Body Positive
A non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce the suffering caused by preoccupation with, and pursuit of, our culture’s unrealistic beauty ideals, through eating disorders prevention workshops, producing videos, and supporting youth peer leaders in their work to promote body acceptance.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
A non-profit organization working to link those needing treatment resources with eating disorder professionals who provide individual, family, and group treatment.
Eating Disorders Recovery Services
EDRS is for concerned individuals researching services for a loved one, those who have issues with their bodies and food and people who are looking for support and treatment in the Bay Area.
Eating Disorder Resource Center
Based in Los Gatos, California, Eating Disorders Resource Center (EDRC) is a non-profit organization that links resources, information and support for eating disorders in Silicon Valley. Health At Every Size Health at Every Size is based on the simple premise that the best way to improve health is to honor your body. It supports people in adopting health habits for the sake of health and well-being (rather than weight control). Health at Every Size encourages: accepting and respecting the natural diversity of body sizes and shapes, eating in a flexible manner that values pleasure and honors internal cues of hunger, satiety, and appetite and finding the joy in moving one’s body and becoming more physically vital.
National Eating Disordors Association (NEDA)
A national nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the awareness and prevention of eating disorders through education and community activism.
A website committed to curing compulsive overeating and achieving self-acceptance no matter what your size.