American Dietetic Association (ADA)
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60606
Promotes sound information about nutrition to the public. Sponsors publications, national events, and media/marketing programs.
Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc. (ANRED)
P.O. Box 5102
Eugene, OR 97401
Nonprofit organization. Provides free and low-cost information about anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating disorder.
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
5600 South Quebec St.
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 770-2526 ext. 17
(303) 779-4834 fax
National professional medical specialty society of licensed physicians who offer specialty programs in medical treatment of obesity and associated conditions.
Dads and Daughters (DADS)
P.O. Box 3458
Duluth, MN 55803
(218) 722-4058 fax
National nonprofit organization. Tools to strengthen relationships with daughters and transform the persuasive messages that value daughters more for how they look than for who they are.
Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention, Inc. (EDAP)
603 Stewart St., Suite 803
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 292-9890 fax
National nonprofit organization. Provides free and low-cost educational information about eating disorders and prevention. Educational outreach programs and training for K-12 and universities.
Family Resources for Education on Eating Disorders (FREED)
9611 Page Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
Parent-founded nonprofit organization. Committed to providing education, treatment, and resources to sufferers of eating disorders and their families and friends.
International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP)
427 Wooping Lop #1819
Alta Monte Springs, FL 32701
(407) 831-2661 fax
Membership organization for professionals; provides certification, education, local chapters, a newsletter, and annual symposium.
Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association, Inc. (MEDA)
92 Pearl St.
Newton, MA 02158
Newsletter, referral network, and local support groups.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
Highland Park, IL 60036
Distributes listing of therapists, hospitals, and informative materials; sponsors support groups, conferences, advocacy, campaigns, research, and a crisis hotline.
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA)
P.O. Box 188620
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 558-6881 fax
Nonprofit organization. Advocacy group. Membership newsletter, educational materials, regional chapters, annual convention.
National Center for Overcoming Overeating (NCOO)
P.O. Box 1257
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0920
Women's campaign to end body hatred and dieting.
National Eating Disorders Screening Program (NEDSP)
One Washington St. Suite 304
Wellesley Hills, MA 02181
Free and anonymous public outreach and education program offering people the opportunity to get information, take a written self-test, meet one-on-one with a health professional, and get a referral for further evaluation.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
6001 Executive Blvd.
Rm. 8184 MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892
(301) 443-4279 fax
Government agency helping people to better understand mental health and mental disorders.
Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
P.O. Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 891-4320 fax
Dealing with the issues of compulsive overeating. Free local meetings.