Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
International Eating Disorder Referral Organization
Free Support Groups
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Professionally-led Support Groups: Treatment Groups, Workshops and Retreats for clients seeking paid professional help with eating disorders in a short, intensive group format click here
Support Groups Listed by State: California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin
International Support Groups: Canada
Nationwide Support Groups:
Eating Disorders Anonymous Support Groups: www.eatingdisordersanonymous.org. Treatment Model: 12 Step (not addictions model), Cognitive-Behavioral EDA is a voluntary fellowship of individuals who meet together to share solutions for and recovery from eating disorders. The only requirement for membership is a desire to recover from an eating disorder. Their primary purpose is to recover from our eating disorders and carry this message of recovery to others with eating disorders.
Overeaters Anonymous (OA): OA World Service Organization website www.oa.org, OA Washington DC Metro Area website www.oa-dcmetro.org.
California Support Groups (scan down):
Burbank, CA: Eating Disorder Support Group every other Wednesday evening 8:30-9:15 pm at 2600 West Olive, Suite 500, Burbank, CA 91505. Contact Abbe Goodman, MA, LMFT 818-766-5663 for additional questions and information.
Camarillo, CA: Free ANAD group meets Wednesday from 7:00-8:30pm. Call Susan Richter, M.A., MFT at 805-987-3162 ext. 5 for more information.
Danville, CA: Free ANAD Support Group for families and friends. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. For additional information, visit www.getwelltogether.com.
Huntington Beach, CA: Free weekly drop-in support group for those struggling with recovery from anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder or body image issues. Gather support, ask questions, learn new tools and have a place to share your experiences and concerns. This group is held weekly at the office of Lisa Arroyas, RD. The address is 2124 Main St, Suite 230, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. This group is led by Karen Schneller, MFT and Eating Disorder Specialist. For additional information, contact Karen Schneller, M.A., MFT at 562-884-6827.
Laguna Hills, CA: ANAD Support Group. This group meets every Wednesday at 7:00pm. The group is located at 23461 South Pointe Drive, Ste 190, Laguna Hills, CA. For more information call Kay Poggi at 949-498-5018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. verified
Long Beach, CA: If your child has a problem Center For Discovery has the solution. Discovery in Recovery Eating Disorder Meeting. The following free support group is for teens and parents struggling with Eating Disorders. Wednesday 7:00-8:00PM. Pacific Place, 350 W. Wardlow, Long Beach, CA. To learn more about how we can help call 866-267-6151.
Los Gatos, CA: Free Support Group – Body Image & Eating Disorders. Are you unhappy with your body? Do you compulsively exercise? Do you think about food day & night? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? What is binge eating and binge fasting? Come join the South Bay’s first support group and get control of your body image and fear about eating. You are not alone and this confidential support group will help make a difference. Partners, spouses and family members are also welcome. You are welcome to attend either or both monthly meetings. Meetings: 1st Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. 15891 Los Gatos-Almaden Road, Room 295 (second floor), Los Gatos, 95032. For information contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-356-1212, or visit www.edrcsv.org. Hosted by Eating Disorders Resource Center in association with National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders.
Los Angeles, CA: The Bella Vita in Los Angeles FREE eating disorder support group, Mondays: 6:00-7:00pm, 766 Colorado Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90041. Open to those, both female and male, who may suspect they have an eating disorder or those in recovery. No RSVP necessary. Feel free to just show up at posted group times. For more information contact www.thebellavita.com or 818-585-1775.
Mission Viejo, CA: ANAD Support Group 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month 7:00-8:00 pm at 26431 Crown Valley Pkwy, Ste 260, Mission Viejo CA 92691. For further information email email@example.com
Mountain View, CA: Free support group and information session for family members and loved ones of individuals suffering from eating disorders. Please feel free to join us throughout the healing process and to forward this along to anyone who you feel may benefit. Where: El Camino Hospital. 2500 Grant Road, Mountain View, CA 94040. When: Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month (the meetings are held in Conference Room A) from 9:30am – 11:00am. For further information on this support group or any other EDRC services, call 408-356-1212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Mountain View, CA: Free Support Group – Body Image & Eating Disorders. Are you unhappy with your body? Do you compulsively exercise? Do you think about food day & night? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? What is binge eating and binge fasting? Come join the South Bay’s first support group and get control of your body image and fear about eating. You are not alone and this confidential support group will help make a difference. Partners, spouses and family members are also welcome. You are welcome to attend either or both monthly meetings. Meetings: First and third Saturday of every month from 9:30 to 11 AM. El Camino Hospital, Conference Room A, 2500 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA, 94040. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or 408-356-1212, or visit www.edrcsv.org. Hosted by Eating Disorders Resource Center in association with National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders.
Newport Beach, CA: Free monthly support and educational group for families, friends, and partners of loved ones struggling with an eating disorder. The group is held the first Wednesday of the month, 6-7:30PM, at 1151 Dove Street, Suite 245, Newport Beach, CA 92660. We discuss topics such as communication, boundary-setting and facilitating recovery. Participants share feelings about the eating disorder and receive mutual support. Sponsored by ANAD. For additional information visit www.ellengordonmft.com or call 949-933-1701.
Newport Beach, CA: FREE ANAD support group specifically for MOMS with EATING DISORDERS or PREGNANT WOMEN with EATING DISORDERS. The group meets weekly on Thursdays in my office from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Topic of discussion focuses on the impact of eating disorders on pregnant women and their babies in the womb and how moms with eating disorders who already have children work towards eating disorder recovery and achieving healthy family relationships. Call 949-439-2607, visit the website: www.MaggieBaumann.com, or email Maggie-Baumann@cox.net for more information.
Newport Beach, CA: If your child has a problem Center For Discovery has the solution. Discovery in Recovery Eating Disorder Meeting. The following free support group is for teens and parents struggling with Eating Disorders. Thursday 7:00-8:00PM. St. Marks Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road, Newport Beach, CA. To learn more about how we can help call 866-267-6151.
Orange County, CA/Lake Forest, CA: One hour OA Book Study
meets Monday through Thursday at 10:00am. Location: Rebecca’s House Eating
Disorder Treatment Program, 23861 El Toro Road, 7th Floor, Lake Forest, CA. For
more information visit
http://www.rebeccashouse.org or call 800-711-2062.
Palos Verdes Estates, CA/South Bay - Eating Disorder Support Group for Women over 30: Tuesday evenings. Facilitator: Gwen Grabb, MFT. Location: 334 Tejon Place, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90277. Call 310 373-9090 for more information.
Palos Verdes Estates, CA/South Bay - Eating Disorder Recovery Group Forming. Facilitator: Gwen Grabb, MFT. Location: 334 Tejon Place, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90277. Call 310-373-9090 for more information.
Palos Verdes Estates, CA/South Bay - Eating Disorders or Food/Body Image issues Group for ages 15-23 meets Thursday evenings from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. Facilitators: Gwen Grabb, LMFT and Sarah Garcia, LMFT. For more information please call Sarah Garcia at (310) 418-5668.
San Diego, CA: Eating Disorders and Body Image Support Group. Location: The Rock Church, 6pm-7pm Wednesday Nights, 2277 Rosecrans St., Room 214, San Diego, CA 92106. Led by Brenda P., 858-442-5994
San Diego, CA: Healthy Within sponsored ANAD group for persons with eating disorders meets Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. Facilitated by Dr. Patty Schroeder. For more information, call 858-622-0221 or visit www.healthywithin.com.
San Francisco, CA: Ms. Bricca-Manodori LCSW, holds an ANAD support group twice a month on Saturdays. This is a no-fee group for people recovering from eating disorders. Call 415-640-9862 for a telephone screening and location details.
San Francisco, CA: La Ventana Eating Disorder Support Group. Date: Saturdays, Time: 10:00 to 11:45am, Location: La Ventana San Francisco, facilitated by a licensed professional, free – walk-in. For more information call 415-345-1238.
San Francisco, CA:
ACM Woodleaf Eating Disorder Center. Free ANAD support group 1st and 3rd Wed of
the month at 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Group is held at our treatment center in San
Francisco, CA near downtown and along all lines of public transit. Group is
entirely free and on-going. Call our mainline at 415 840 0670 to express your
interest in the group and the group leader will get back to you!
San Jose, CA: Support Group meets Mondays at 6:00pm (co-ed group) at Dr. Liza Schiff's office location at 2101 Forest Ave, Suite 116, San Jose, CA. (A two-story building next to O'Connor Hospital). For more information call 408-971-8080.
San Jose, CA: La Ventana Eating Disorder Support Group. Date: Saturdays, Time: 10:00 to 11:30am, Location: La Ventana San Jose, facilitated by a licensed professional, free- walk-in. For more information call 408-244-9500.
San Jose, CA: La Ventana Overeater's Anonymous. Date: Thursdays, Time: 9:30 to 10:30am, Location: La Ventana San Jose, free – walk-in. For more information call 408-244-9500.
Santa Monica: ANAD support group in Santa Monica meets Tuesday nights from 7:30- 9:00pm. For more information call Sydnie Ridley, MFT at 310-463-5106.
Santa Cruz, CA: Free Support Group – Body Image & Eating Disorders. Are you unhappy with your body? Do you compulsively exercise? Do you think about food day & night? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? What is binge eating and binge fasting? Come join the South Bay’s first support group and get control of your body image and fear about eating. You are not alone and this confidential support group will help make a difference. Partners, spouses and family members are also welcome. You are welcome to attend either or both monthly meetings. Meetings: 1st Tuesday and 3rd Friday of every month, from 6:00 pm -7:30pm at Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center, Orthopedic Waiting Room, 2900 Chanticleer Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95065. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or 408-356-1212, or visit www.edrcsv.org. Hosted by Eating Disorders Resource Center in association with National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders.
Santa Cruz, CA: Free Support Group - The Lotus Collaborative: TLC offers a free community support group on Saturdays that includes meal support. RSVP is required for attendance. Our beautiful treatment center is unique in its design. We are located in a 2-story yellow, craftsman style house that embodies a serene, healing, homelike environment. We are centrally located on Mission Street, the Westside, and convenient to the bus line, University of California Santa Cruz, and Westcliff Drive. We believe that healing can be optimized when clients are shown respect by offering them a beautiful, professional treatment center. For more information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 831-600-7103. You can also visit our website at www.thelotuscollaborative.com.
Sausalito, CA: New Dawn now offers
a Free Support Group for Friends and Family of People Struggling with Eating
Disorders. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday in Sausalito from 7pm-8:30pm. Located
at New Dawn Treatment Centers, 3 Harbor Dr. #110, Sausalito, CA 94965. Being a
loved one or family member of a person struggling with, or recovering from, an
Eating Disorder can be challenging. This support group is open to the public and
will focus on education, community and support. Please RSVP for this event by
calling New Dawn at (415) 331-1383 or emailing Danielle at
email@example.com. This is a
confidential support group and your privacy will be respected and honored at all
times. This group will be led by a Licensed Therapist from New Dawn Treatment
Center who has had extensive experience working directly with individuals
diagnosed with Eating Disorders and their family members.
Sherman Oaks, CA: Free ANAD Group. This group meets every Saturday at 9:00am. Everyone is welcome. Very warm and supportive environment, open to anyone struggling with an eating disorder. Location: 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1203, Sherman Oaks, CA. Call 818-773-4040 visit the website www.NSReatingdisorders.com or email NSRtherapy@gmail.com for more information.
Tarzana, CA: Do you want to find relief and support from your negative thoughts and behaviors? This group will help you find more constructive ways to stop beating yourself up and begin to accept and nurture yourself. We will learn to develop strategies to listen to ourselves, normalize some of our reactions and engage in constructive ways in getting our needs met. Together we will identify triggers that keep you stuck in feeling badly about yourself. Learn how to be a good friend to yourself and other people. Call 818-725-2488, visit the website http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pr0omzV-K0w or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__YMqIzLWpU or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thousand Oaks, CA: La Ventana Treatment Programs Support Groups: For more information call 805-777-3873.
Eating Disorder Support Groups - Calabasas, CA location
1. Date: Saturdays, Time: 9:00 to 10:00am, Location: Suite 120 (Family and Friends Welcome), facilitated by a licensed professional, free – walk-in
2. Date: Tuesdays, Time: 7:00 to 9:00pm, Location: Suite 120, facilitated by a licensed professional, *10.00 per session and pre-registration required
3. Date: Thursdays, Time: 6:00 to 7:00pm, Location: Suite 125 (Family and Friends Welcome), free – walk-in
4. Date: Thursdays – Step Study & Process Group, Time: 7:00 to 9:00pm, Location: Suite 120, free- walk-in, *Begins January 22, 2012
1. Date: Mondays and Wednesdays, Time: 6:00 to 7:00pm, Location: Suite 125, free - walk-in
2. Date: Saturdays Speaker Meeting, Time: 10:00 to 11:30am, Location: Suite 125, free – walk-in
Torrance, CA: Pre and post operative surgical obesity patients support group. This group is open to the public at no charge, however a reservation is required. The group meets the first Saturday of every month and is affiliated with the South Bay Coastal Obesity Center. Call 310-768-2369, visit the website www.wyweight.com, or email Robbin@wyweight.com.
Valley Village, CA: ANAD Support and Education Group for Families and Friends of People with Compulsive Overeating, Bulimia and Anorexia meets on the first and the third Wednesdays of the month, from 1pm to 2pm. Location alternates between Encino and Valley Village. All are welcome to attend either or both locations. Cost is free. Please call 818-388-2355 for information.
Woodland Hills, CA: The Bella Vita in San Fernando Valley FREE eating disorder support group. Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:00pm 22466 Ventura Blvd, CA 91364. Open to those, both female and male, who may suspect they have an eating disorder or those in recovery. No RSVP necessary. Feel free to just show up at posted group times. For more information contact www.thebellavita.com or 818-676-1540.
Colorado Support Groups (scan down):
Boulder, CO: Free Eating Disorder Support Group for Families & Friends. First Wednesday of each month 5:30-7:00 pm. Location: 1790 38th St #306 Conference Room, Boulder, CO 80301. Call Alex Martella 720-217-7148 or Carolynne Muldoon 303-774-0255 for more information. We are not professional therapists or counselors, just mothers of children who are recovering from eating disorders and who want to reach out to other parents in the same situation. We want to offer a safe and supportive environment to share experiences and resources as well as the heartache and stress of having a child who is dealing with this horrible disorder.
Denver, CO: The following free support groups run weekly and are facilitated by professionals through The Eating Disorder Foundation in Denver, CO: Individuals Struggling with an Eating Disorder - Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00pm, Women 35+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder - Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30pm, Support Group for Family & Friends - Thursdays from 5:30-7:00pm, Individuals Struggling with Binge Eating Disorder - Thursdays from 5:30-7:00pm. Family Connections on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00pm. Individuals Struggling with an Eating Disorder and Women 35+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder on Saturdays from 11:00am -12:30pm. Free and open group hosted by The Eating Disorder Foundation. Where: "A Place of Our Own", The Eating Disorder Foundation's support center, 1901 E. 20th Ave, Denver, CO 80205. More information: www.eatingdisorderfoundation.org or call 303-322-3373.
Georgia Support Groups (scan down):
Smyrna, GA -- Ridgeview Institute Support Groups: Ridgeview Institute offers free, ongoing eating disorders support groups; visit the website regularly for updates, www.ridgeviewinstitute.com. Location: Ridgeview is located off I-285 at Exit 15 (South Cobb Drive). From Exit 15, travel north on South Cobb Drive approximately 2.5 miles. If you need further directions or information call 770-434-4567.
Savannah: Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA). Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) is a national volunteer-lead nonprofit that seeks to support individuals struggling and seeking recovery from an eating disorder (anorexia and/or bulimia). It is modeled after Alcoholic Anonymous' 12 step program. This in NOT a diet group nor for individuals struggling with overeating alone. EDA Savannah is meeting every Monday night at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church on 1008 Henry St. from 7:30-8:30 p.m. This group is free and open to anyone who has an eating disorder and wants to recover. For more information or questions, email email@example.com.
Illinois Support Group (scan down):
Highland Park, IL: ANAD Support Group -- Open to new members.
Free of charge, donations accepted for ANAD. Highland Park Hospital Address: 777
Park Avenue West, Highland Park, IL 60035, RM 1A (basement)
Entrance is to the left of Emergency. Led by: Karla Steingraber, PsyD and Ann Harriman, MA. Phone: (847) 778-3997. Main Hospital: (847) 432-8000. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: www.aprioris.net Meets every Wednesday from 7:30-9:00pm. Last Wednesday of the month is open to friends and family.
Maryland Support Groups (scan down):
Baltimore, MD: Weekly recovery-focused Support Group for individuals struggling with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, or any form of Disordered Eating. Family, friends and support people are also welcome. No fee or registration is required. This group is facilitated by a licensed treatment professional from The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt and meets every Wednesday 7:00-8:30pm on the Towson campus of Sheppard Pratt Hospital. For more information call 410-938-5252, email EatingDisorderInfo@sheppardpratt.org, or visit www.eatingdisorder.org.
Cockeysville, MD: Largely Positive is a free support group for adults of size founded in Wisconsin by Carol Johnson, author of Self-Esteem Comes In All Sizes: How To Be Happy and Healthy At Your Natural Weight. The mission of Largely Positive is to promote health and self-esteem among larger people. The support group is not opposed to weight loss but discourages dieting and other unhealthy weight loss practices. Meetings are held at 10621 York Road, Cockeysville, MD and take place on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 7:00-8:30pm. Contact Deborah Kauffmann, RD, LDN at 410-982-9667 or email email@example.com for more information.
Massachusetts Support Groups (scan down):
Newton, MA: Free Support Group. Hope and Inspiration is a free drop-in group that takes place the first Saturday of every month from 10:00-11:00am at the MEDA (an eating disorder treatment and prevention organization) office in Newton, located at
Minnesota Support Groups (scan down):
Woodbury, MN: Overeaters Anonymous/H.O.W. (Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness) meets every Tuesday 6:30 pm at Five Oaks Community Church, 4416 Radio Drive in Woodbury. Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-step support group for anyone having trouble controlling their weight due to anorexia, bulimia or compulsive overeating. Leave a message for a return call from an OA volunteer at 715-381-8470, 612-377-1600 or 888-540-1212..
Zimmerman, MN: Tuesdays at 6:30-7:30 pm Zimmerman Evangelical Church 25620 - 4th St. W, Zimmerman, MN. Contact Jodi A. at 763-244-6803 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Missouri Support Groups (scan down):
ST. LOUIS, MO: 1st & 3rd Sundays, 1:00-2:00 PM @ 970 Executive Parkway, Creve Coeur, MO 63141, Off of Mason Rd, South of Olive Blvd. Liz Fuhro, Support Group Leader. Contact Liz @ LizFuhro@gmail.com or 314-650-7174 with any questions. How do you keep your life in balance while struggling with an eating disorder? Hope and encouragement come from connecting with others on the same path. This weekly group is an opportunity to connect with others for personal support. It will offer information, discussion, and a safe place to talk about how the eating disorder is affecting your life. Support Group is FREE. Affiliated with ANAD (National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders)
New Jersey Support Groups (scan down):Caldwell, NJ: ANAD located at Caldwell College, 9 Ryerson Avenue, Caldwell, NJ, offers a Free Eating Disorder Support Group the first Sunday of each month from 10:00-11:30. For more information, please contact Lisbeth English-McGovern at Lisbethmcgovern@mac.com or call 973-780-7388.
Livingston, NJ: ANAD of Northern NJ. A morning of support and information for individuals seeking recovery from an eating disorder, and for their family members and friends. The multi-family support groups meet on the 1st Saturday of every month (2nd Saturday for, NJ major holiday weekends) from 9:30 – 11:00am, on-site registration begins at 9:15am. Held at the Saint Barnabas ambulatory Care Center, 200 South Orange Avenue, Livingston, NJ. Facilitated by Professional and Recovered Leaders; adolescents are welcome. For more information contact Barbara Reese, LCSW, at 973-783-2292, mailbox #3 or email us at BReese@WomensTherapy.net. Groups are free and open to the public; donations are accepted for the advocacy work of ANAD.
New York Support Groups (scan down):
New York, NY: The following
free bi-weekly support groups are offered by the National Eating Disorders
Association (NEDA)-(formerly ROAED support groups): Anorexia and Bulimia, Binge
Eating Disorders, Family and Friends, Women 40+. Location: 165 West 46th, St.
4th floor. For information and registration please contact Lauren Smolar
email@example.com, 212-575-6200 x317
New York, NY: FirstThingsFirstForEatingDisorders: FirstThingsFirstForEatingDisorders is a free monthly interactive motivational workshop for those affected by an Eating Disorder. This popular group program was developed and is led by veteran therapist and eating disorders specialist William Skerker, LCSW, LRSW, and is Co-Administered by Ellen Schieren who provides personalized phone help and support. FirstThingsFirst delivers a pro-treatment and pro-recovery message. It asks key questions about what you truly want, what your agendas might be, and helps participants identify and overcome obstacles and conflicts that prevent them from reaching their goals. Many attendees have reported that FirstThingsFirst has helped them increase their sense of self-worth, and that it has bolstered their commitment to decisions and behaviors leading to healthier and more fulfilling lives. FirstThingsFirstForEatingDisorders is free of charge, and free of obligation. Your one-time email or phone registration allows you to attend as many meetings as you would like without re-registering. Your personal information will remain private, and you will receive an email reminder announcing the topic before each meeting. Each monthly meeting is held on a Thursday evening at 7:30 PM in Manhattan at 19 West 34th Street, in Suite 301, on the Third Floor. For registration, more information, or private consultation contact William Skerker, LCSW, LRSW at William_Skerker@mac.com, 212-736-9040, 917-692-8193. For registration, more information, or phone help and support contact Ellen Schieren at ESchieren@yahoo.com 516-510-9001.
New York, NY: The Eating Disorder Resource Center offers a free monthly support group on Monday evenings from 8:30-9:30pm the first Monday of every month. For more information call 212-989-3987 or visit www.edrcnyc.org.
Port Jefferson, NY: Group led by professionals who specialize in eating disorders and open to sufferers (anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating), their friends, parents spouses and significant others. For information call 631-473-3877. Location: John T. Mather Hospital – Pt Jefferson, NY: Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30pm, Conference Room Three (if the 1st Monday falls on a Holiday, the group is then held on the 2nd Monday for that month only. This often occurs in July & September).
Ohio Support Groups (scan down):
Akron, OH: Free ANAD Support Group. This group is open to all individual struggling with eating disorders. Registration not necessary. Meeting the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month from 6:30 - 8:00pm. This group meets at the offices of New Beginnings Counseling, 3610 W. Market Street, Suite 102, Akron, OH. For additional information, call Carolyn 330-666-5004, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.newbeginningscounseling.org.
Worthington, OH: The Center For
Balanced Living. Support Groups For Eating Disorders. Four Support Groups
Offered: Family & Friends of persons with Eating Disorders, People with Anorexia
Nervosa, People with Bulimia Nervosa, People with Binge Eating Disorder. 445 E.
Granville Road, Buildings ‘M,’ ‘N’ and ‘O’, Worthington, Ohio 43085 (On the
grounds of former Harding Hospital). First and Third Tuesday of each month,
6:30PM-8:00PM. No fee. Donations are welcomed and appreciated. Donations are tax
deductible. For more information please contact: Amy Hampton, MDiv, MA, PC, 445
E. Granville Road, Bldg. N, Worthington, Ohio 43085, 614-293-9550,
Oregon Support Groups (scan down):
Friends and Family Support Group. A Better Way Counseling Center offers this
free information and support group for those suffering from an eating disorder
and their family and friends. This group is led by therapists from A Better Way
Counseling Center who are experts in working with eating disorders. Please call
us at 503-226-9061 or visit our website at
http://abwcounseling.com/ for more information.
Texas Support Groups (scan down):
Plano, TX: ANAD Eating Disorder Support Group. Location: United Methodist Church, Room 130, 6601 Custer Road, Plano, TX. Date and Time: Second Sunday of each month from 5:00- 6:30pm. Contact person: Cynthia Hutchins MS, LPC, email ARTherapyCenter@aol.com.
Utah Support Groups (scan down):
Herndon, VA: Mondays at 5pm Parent and Family Support Group Saturdays at 11am ANAD (free) Support Group. The Center for Hope of NOVA, 1043 Sterling Road, Suite 203 and 204. For more information contact Heather Baker, LCSW (703) 466-5000, HeatherBaker@centerforhopeofnova.com or visit www.centerforhopeofnova.com.
Bothell, WA: If your child has a problem Center For Discovery has the solution. Discovery in Recovery Eating Disorder Meeting. The following free support group is for teens and parents struggling with Eating Disorders. Thursday 7:00-8:00PM. Eastside Foursquare Church, 14520 100th Ave, NE, Bothell, WA. To learn more about how we can help call 866-267-6151.
Support Groups at Rogers Memorial Hospital:
Rogers Memorial Hospital-Milwaukee. Eating Disorders Support Group for Adolescents and Young Adults: Adolescents and young adults struggling with an eating disorder are invited to attend this support group accredited by the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. (ANAD). This group is free, open to the public and professionally facilitated. When: 5:30 -6:30pm, Tuesdays. *summer hours for this group between June 15 and August 15 are 12 to 1pm. For more information, call 414-203-4515. Location: 11101 W. Lincoln Ave. West Allis, WI. Additional support groups available at Oconomowoc location http://www.rogershospital.org/eating-disorder-treatment.
Rogers Memorial Hospital-Oconomowoc. Eating Disorders Support
Group for Family and Friends: Family members and friends of someone
struggling with an eating disorder are invited to attend this support group
accredited by the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated
Disorders, Inc. (ANAD). When: 5:30 - 6:30pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the
month. This group is free, open to the public and professionally
facilitated. Location: 34700 Valley Rd. Oconomowoc, WI. For more information
call the outreach department at 800-767-4411
Rogers Memorial Hospital-Oconomowoc. Eating Disorders Support Group for Adults: Adults struggling with an eating disorder are invited to attend this support group accredited by the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc. (ANAD). When: 5:30-6:30pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. This group is free, open to the public and professionally facilitated. Location: 34700 Valley Rd. Oconomowoc, WI. For more information call the outreach department at 800-767-4411. http://www.rogershospital.org/eating-disorder-treatment
Milwaukee, WI: Support groups for eating disorders, obesity and emotional eating are lead by a Master's level counselor. For more information contact Rachel Quast, MA at email@example.com or visit www.9shed.com.
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada: Peer facilitated support groups offered to those struggling with eating disorders and related disordered eating issues. Family members and friends are also welcome to attend for support. These groups are offered free of charge to all and are held every Thursday evening at 7:00pm at the Westwind Eating Disorder Recovery Centre, 458 14th St, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. For more information contact Lynne at 204-728-2499.
Bowen Island, BC: Anorexics, Bulimics, Overeaters, Anonymous (ABOA) Support Group. Wednesday Night ABOA Support Group (open meeting, women only) from 7:00 - 8:00pm at St. Gerard’s Roman Catholic Church Annex, 1111 Miller Rd. Bowen Island, BC, V0N 1G0 Canada / Located 20 minutes from Downtown Vancouver. ABOA has no dues or fees for membership; one becomes a member simply by having a desire to stop destructive eating behavior. ABOA follows a twelve-step program patterned after that of Alcoholics Anonymous. ABOA is not affiliated with any public or private organization, political movement, ideology or religious doctrine. For more information about this special meeting call Jennifer 604-983-9399.
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