Eating Disorder Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center

International Eating Disorder Referral Organization

Free Support Groups (can be led by a professional or non-professional)

 

Rainrock Treatment Center and EDReferral.com

eating disorder treatment, anorexia, bulimia

 

Online and Phone Counseling click here

 

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

 

Free Support Groups Listed by State (can be led by a professional or non-professional): California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin  

 

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. Please to refer to the website at www.getwelltogether.com for meeting schedule and location. 

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 kaypoggi@yahoo.com.

Long Beach, CA: Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) support groups are held at Shoreline every Friday from 6-7pm. These groups are cost free and open to the public. They provide extra support for individuals struggling with eating and body image issues. For further information call 562-434-6007.

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 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 and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Mission Oaks Campus, EDRC Office, 15891 Los Gatos-Almaden Road, Los Gatos, 95032. For information contact info@edrcsv.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. 

Los Angeles, CA: The Bella Vita in Los Angeles has a FREE Family and Friends Support Group, Tuesdays: 6:00 – 7:00 pm, 766 Colorado Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90041. Free to the community, friends and family will have a space to learn, connect, be validated and feel understood around supporting a loved one with an eating disorder. No RSVP necessary. 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 rachelcoleman1@gmail.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 this group to get control of your body image and fear about eating. You are not alone and this confidential support group will help make a difference. 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 info@edrcsv.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.

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, Conference Room A, 2500 Grant Road, Mountain View, CA 94040. When: Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 9:30am – 11:00am. For further information on this support group or any other EDRC services, call 408-356-1212 or email info@edrcsv.org.

Newport Beach, CA: I am currently in partnership with Timberline Knolls, one of the leading eating disorder treatment centers in the US, and launched "Lift the Shame," a web-based support group offering support/resources for moms and pregnant women with eating disorders. No matter where you live, all you need is a computer, iPad/tablet or Smartphone to join this FREE web-based (ANAD) support group. This first of its kind online support group meets the 2nd Sunday of each month from 4-5 pm (PST). For information on this online support group called "Lift the Shame," email maggie-baumann@cox.net.

Orange County, CA/Lake Forest, CA: One hour OA Book Study meets Wednesday 9-10am. 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. 

Palo Alto, 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 this group to get control of your body image and fear about eating. You are not alone and this confidential support group will help make a difference. You are welcome to attend either or both monthly meetings. Meetings: Every Thursday, from 6:30 to 8 PM. at 305 N. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94306. RSVP to emilycaruthersmft@gmail.com required. For information contact info@edrcsv.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.

San Diego, CA: Eating Disorders and Body Image Support Group. Location: The Rock Church, 6pm-7pm Wednesday Nights, 2277 Rosecrans St., Room 212, San Diego, CA 92106. Led by Brenda Piazza, 858-442-5994, www.brendapiazza.com.

San Francisco, CA: San Francisco, CA: At the Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders clinic, 3195 California Street, San Francisco, we have openings in our free recovery groups. We have a Tuesday evening Eating Disorders Anonymous Group, 7:00-8:00 pm, a Wednesday Anorexic-Bulimic focus Overeaters Anonymous group, noon-1:00 pm, a Friday evening Eating Disorders Anonymous step-study group, 5:30-6:30 pm, and a Saturday morning community group, 10:00-11:45 am. (Call to get code to enter door.) For either individual therapy or groups, please contact our intake line: 415-931-6090 (or if you have any other questions, please contact the APTED clinic Director, Deborah Brenner-Liss, Ph.D. at 415-608-6307, or 415-771-3068). There are other groups gathering names for a waiting list. You can always download a current copy of our groups on our website, www.AptedSF.org. Scroll down on the home page, or e-mail the director at AptedSF@aol.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: 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! 415-840-0670.

San Jose, 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: Cielo House, 334 N. Second St., San Jose, CA 95112. When: Every Tuesday from 6 to 7 PM. For further information on this support group or any other EDRC services, call 408-356-1212 or email info@edrcsv.org.

Santa Clarita, CA: Free eating disorder support group for adults and adolescents, friends & families in Santa Clarita, CA, every other Tuesday (7-8pm), starting Tues, July 8, 2014. Location: St. Kateri Catholic Church, 22508 Copper Hill Drive, Santa Clarita, CA. 91350. Facilitated by Jessica Lidner, PhD, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Nina Gasow, Registered Dietitian. For more information, please contact NJnourish@gmail.com or call Nina Gasow, RD, at 661-388-8708. All ages are welcome to attend.  

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. Meetings: Every Sunday, from 1:00-2:30 PM at The Lotus Collaborative, 701 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA 95065. RSVP required: TLC (831)600-7103. For information contact info@edrcsv.org, call 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 Sundays 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: info@thelotuscollaborative.com or call: 831-600-7103. You can also visit our website at www.thelotuscollaborative.com.

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.

Sausalito, CA: Marin Eating Wellness Center 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 Marin Eating Wellness Center, 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 Marin Eating Wellness Center at (415) 331-1383 or emailing  info@marineatingrecovery.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 Marin Eating Wellness Center 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 meets Saturdays from 9-10:25am. Open to men and women who struggle with any form of disordered eating. Age range is 20s - 60+. Very warm and supportive environment. Location: 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1203, Sherman Oaks, CA. For more information call 818-990-0622, visit www.NSReatingdisorders.com or email dr.nina@winthedietwar.com

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):  

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):  

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 edasavannah@yahoo.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: keas@aprioris.net 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 in the Gibson Building, Room 200. For more information call 410-938-5252, email EatingDisorderInfo@sheppardpratt.org, or visit www.eatingdisorder.org

Baltimore, MD: Educational and supportive Collaborative Care Workshops (6-week modules) for parents, family members and carers of individuals with eating disorders. This group is facilitated by a licensed treatment professional from The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt and meets every Tuesday from 5:30-7:00pm at the 6535 N. Charles St., Suite 300, Towson, MD 21204. Attendance is free but registration is required. For more information call 410-427-3874, email jmoran@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 healthateverysize@comcast.net for more information.

 

 

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 OA volunteer Jim at 612-735-7276.

 

Missouri Support Groups (scan down):

St. Louis, MO: Thursday evenings from 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ 970 Executive Parkway, Creve Coeur, MO 63141, Off of Mason Rd, South of Olive Blvd. Liz Fuhro, Support Group Leader. Contact Liz @ eholdefe@hotmail.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 Support Group located at Caldwell College, Student Center Conference Room, 120 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ. Offers a Free Eating Disorder Support Group for family and friends 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.

Hackettstown, NJ: EDA meeting every Wednesday at 7pm, Panther Valley Ecumenical Church, 1490 Route 517, Hackettstown, NJ 07840. For more information call Erin Henry at 201-953-9670 or email emh9292@yahoo.com

 

 

New York Support Groups (scan down):

New York, NY: First Things First For Eating Disorders: First Things First For Eating Disorders 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. First Things First 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. Each First Things First topic reflects a theoretical position and its practical application for eating disordered individuals seeking permanent recovery. Many attendees have reported that First Things First 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. First Things First For Eating Disorders 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 SkerkerPsychotherapy@icloud.com, 212-736-9040, 917-692-8193. For registration, more information, or phone help and support contact Ellen Schieren at ellen.schieren@icloud.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.

New York, NY: National Eating Disorders Association. Contact Person: Lauren Smolar, 165 West 46th Street, Suite 402, New York, NY. The National Eating Disorders offers support group meetings that take place in our own office! For those who are suffering: Pursuing Recovery (for anyone pursuing recovery from an eating disorder). For those whose loved ones are suffering: Family and Friends. Both groups are free, however all participants must have signed the required paperwork in order to attend. Please contact Lauren Smolar at 212-575-6200 x 317 or supportgroups@nationaleatingdisorders.org  for more information on how you can get involved. National Eating Disorders Association offers support services for all eating disorders through their Information and Referral Helpline which can be reached at 800-931-2237, info@nationaleatingdisorders.org, or by chatting online at www.nationaleatingdisorders.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 individuals 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, carolyn@newbeginningscounseling.org or visit www.newbeginningscounseling.org.

Akron, OH: Free ANAD Support Group. This support group is open to all friends and family of persons 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, carolyn@newbeginningscounseling.org or visit www.newbeginningscounseling.org.

Akron, OH: Free ANAD Support Group. This support group is open to all individuals struggling with Emotional/Binge eating disorders. Registration not necessary. Meeting the 2nd and 4th Thursdays 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, carolyn@newbeginningscounseling.org or visit www.newbeginningscounseling.org.

Columbus, 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. 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, 8001 Ravines Edge Court, Columbus, OH 43235, 614-896-8222. www.TheCenterForBalancedLiving.org

 

 

Oregon Support Groups (scan down):

Portland, OR: 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.

Portland, OR: Free Support Group for adults with eating disorder or body image issues. A Better Way Counseling Center offers this free information and support group for those suffering from an eating disorder. 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.


Portland, OR: Free Art Therapy Support Group. A Better Way Counseling Center offers this free information and support group for adults suffering from an eating disorder or body image issues. 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. Contact person: Cynthia Hutchins MS, LPC. For further information, please email ARTherapyCenter@aol.com or call 972-824-6020. 

 

 

Utah Support Groups (scan down):

Orem, UT: Free EDA Support Group, 12-Step Group. This group meets at 6:00pm on Tuesdays. Gain more desire for recovery as you, along with others, share experiences of strength and hope. For more information contact the Center for Change at 1-888-224-8250.

 

Virginia Support Groups (scan down):

Fredericksburg, VA: Mary Mannhardt, M.Ed facilitates free eating disorder support group at Grace Church of Fredericksburg called " Streams in the Desert." We use writing, art, and Biblical study to explore and heal the underlying issues of eating disorders on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8p.m at 1125 Heatherstone Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. For further information call 540-548-4115.

Herndon, VA: Mondays at 5pm (free) Parent and Family Support Group; Tuesdays at 6pm ANAD (free) Support Group. For more information, contact Prosperity at 703-466-5150, office hours Monday-Thursday 10am-6:00pm. To leave a confidential voicemail, call 703-466-5000 ext 1, email: info@prosperityedwell.com, website: www.prosperityedwell.com. Address: 1031 Sterling Rd, Suite 203, Herndon, Virginia, 20170.

 

 

Wisconsin Support Groups (scan down):

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 rachelquast@9shed.com or visit www.9shed.com.  

West Allis, WI: Support Groups at Rogers Memorial Hospital: Rogers Memorial Hospital-West Allis. 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: Mondays, 6-7 p.m. (school year) and Mondays, 4-5 p.m. (summer). Please call 414-539-3000 x5017 for additional information. Location: 2448 S. 102nd St., Floor 2, West Allis, WI http://www.rogershospital.org/eating-disorder-treatment

 

 

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