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Eating Disorders Hotlines and Resources

Eating disorders

Below are some resources specifically for eating disorders. For general mental health and support hotlines and resources, see here
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Self help online - Worldwide

- Get Self Help: Self help guide for bulimia and binge eating
- Get Self Help: Self help guide for anorexia
- 7 Cups of Tea: Self help guide for eating disorders
- Tumbler: Inspirational quotes
- 7 Cups of Tea: Eating disorders support community

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Hotlines and resources per country

Australia - Nation wide 

- Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders: They offer online support groups for recovery, parents, carers and siblings and resources. Phone, online chat or email 8am to 12am EST 7 days a week. Phone 1800 33 4673 or email support@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au 

- Eating Disorder Association: We provide eating disorder information and referral, individual and family counseling, group support, peer support, education and skills based training to carers of those living with an eating disorder. Available mon-thurs 9am-4pm. Phone 07 3077 7320

Australia - Victoria 

- Eating Disorders Victoria: Free confidential support for people in Victoria who have an eating disorder. Available 9.30-5 mon-fri. Phone 1300 550 236 or email edv@eatingdisorders.org.au

Australia - South Australia 


- PACE: Offer peer support services for people struggling with anxiety, panic attacks, OCD and eating disorders in  Adelaide and south Australia. Telephone support available. Visit website
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Austria

- The eating disorder Hotline: Professional advice, information and assistance. Free and confidential hotline available Monday to Thursday from 12 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone 0800 - 20 11 20

- Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous: A fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in eating prctices, and to help others gain recovery. Visit website to find local meetings
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British Columbia

- Kelty Eating disorders: Kelty Eating Disorders connects you with resources and information for every stage of the eating disorder journey. Crisis line available. Phone 310 6789
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Canada

- NEDIC: Website provides info and help for individuals, friends and family, and a service provider directory to search for the help available in your area 9am monday onwards. Phone Toll FREE   1-866-633-4220   Toronto   416-340-4156

- Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous: A fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in eating practices, and to help others gain recovery. Visit website to find local meetings

- ANEB: Support for people in Montreal and also a list of resources in other regions. Visit website
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Germany 

- Bulimie. de: Resources and hotlines for people with eating disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, Obesity and Binge Eating Disorder). Resources on the website
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Israel

- Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous: A fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in eating practices, and to help others gain recovery. Visit website to find local meetings

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Netherlands

- Proud2Bme: Support forum and chat. Can chat online between 19pm and 21pm.

- Weet: Support, information and help for people with eating disorders. Visit website or phone 088-0185 888
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New Zealand

- Edanz: Information, support and advocacy for those effected by eating disorders. Visit website
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Spain

- ALUBA: Association against Bulimia and Anorexia. Works on preventing and treating all kind of eating disorders. Phone 93245 35 25
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South Africa

- Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous: A fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in eating prctices, and to help others gain recovery. Visit website to find local meetings

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Sweden

- HÄR FINNS VI: Website offers a help line, each day/time for a different city with a different number. Help line for people struggling, families and caregivers. Visit website
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United Kingdom 

- Mind Information: Information and advice for eating problems. Visit website

- B-eat: Beat provides helplines for adults and young people which offer support and information to sufferers and carers. Available 3pm-10pm. Phone 0808 801 0677 for adults or 0808 801 0711 for youth

- Overeaters Anonymous Great Britain: Meetings available throughout the UK. Visit website

Men get eating disorders too: Supporting men with eating disorders. Information and support. Visit website

- Anorexia and Bulimia Care: ABC is a national UK eating disorders organization with over 25 years experience. Ongoing care emotional support and practical guidance to anyone affected by eating disorders. Phone 03000 11 12 13 and press option 2


- Help Finder - provides a treatment guide for Anorexia, Binge eating, bulimia, and OSFED as well as resources and the ability to locate local support. helpline 0808 801 0677  youthline 0808 801 0711 studentlife 0808 801 0811

National Center for Eating Disorders: Information, lists of where to find help. Visit website

- Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous: A fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in eating prctices, and to help others gain recovery. Visit website to find local meetings

United Kingdom - Ireland Only 

- BodyWhys: Support for anyone effected by eating disorders. Information on website and hotline available 6 days a week (see website for opening hours). Phone 1890 200 444
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United States

- Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous: A fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in eating practices, and to help others gain recovery. Visit website to find local meetings

- Eating Disorders Treatment Accountability Council

- National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: Information and support for people effected by eating disorders. Helpline available mon-fri 9am-5pm central time. Phone 630- 577- 1330

- NEDA: Contact the Helpline for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one. Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm or Friday 9am-5pm. Phone 1-800-931-2237

- Overaters Anonymous: "No matter what your problem with food; compulsive overeating, under-eating, food addiction, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, or overexercising we have a solution". Able to find a meeting and access resources online. Visit website
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