Childhood Eating Disorder Resources, Support and References

Childhood Eating Disorder Support Groups

Parents and families can find help from different institutions, self-help groups or through the Internet. There are some of the resources they could try to get information and assistance on eating disorders or childhood eating disorders.

National Eating Disorders Association

This nonprofit organization offers programs and information regarding eating disorders and also provides toll-free information and treatment referral hotline.
nationaleatingdisorders.org

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

This offers support for parents with children suffering from eating disorders
aacap.org

Academy for Eating Disorders

This offers support for parents with children suffering from eating disorders
aedweb.org

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous

This provides a support group for individuals with eating disorders. Parents with a child suffering from eating disorders are welcome as well.
ceahow.org

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

This forms a supportive service for those with eating disorders
ceahow.org

National Eating Disorders Screening Program (NEDSP)

Get help with your eating disorder
mentalhealthscreening.org

Dads and Daughters (DADS)

Parents and child encountering eating disorders get supportive advice from those with the same conditions.
dadsanddaughters.org

National Centre for Eating Disorders

Provides supportive information about eating disorders
eating-disorders.org.uk

National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC)

Provides useful information about eating disorders with the latest research updates
nedic.ca

HUGS International, Inc. (HUGS)

Get help with your eating disorders from this organization
hugs.com

Mental Health Think

This website has been designed for parents who want to find help for their children and adolescents who suffer from eating disorders.
mentalhealthinkids.wisc.edu

Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders

Provides information for individuals who has eating disorders and to their family as well.
URL: http://www.somethingfishy.org/]

Eating Disorders Mirror Mirror

This website is about anorexia and bulimia nervosa. It offers information on signs, symptoms; also provides suggested readings to better understand the disorders.
mirror-mirror.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Gives you facts for families for teenagers with eating disorders.
aacap.org

The Royal College of Psychiatrists

It gives readable and well-researched information for individuals who want information so they will fully understand what eating disorders are for young people.
rcpsych.ac.uk

Harvard's Harris Eating Disorder Center

This web site gives information to better understand different treatment options and preventions on eating disorders.
harriscentermgh.org

Academy for Eating Disorders

This is an association that demonstrates awareness about eating disorders providing research, education, treatment, and prevention.
aedweb.org

Childhood Eating Disorder References

[BACK] - 1: “The Parent’s Dilemma.” Women’s Web An Online Community for Women. Women's Web. 6 Jan 2009.
womensweb.ca

[BACK] - 2: “The Maudsley Treatment Model.” Harris Center. Harris Center for Education and Advocacy in Eating Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital. 8 Jan 2009.
harriscentermgh.org

[BACK] - 3: “Can medication help an eating disorder?” Harris Center. Harris Center for Education and Advocacy in Eating Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital. 8 Jan 2009.
harriscentermgh.org

[BACK] - 4: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services task force

[BACK] - 5: “Children who reach puberty early are at risk to develop eating disorders.” Empowered Parents. Abigail H. Natenshon. 8 Jan 2009.
empoweredparents.com

[BACK] - 6: “Statistics.” Empowered Parents. Abigail H. Natenshon. 8 Jan 2009.
empoweredparents.com

[BACK] - 7: American Academy of Pediatrics (2003). Policy statement: Identifying and treating eating disorders. Pediatrics, 111(1): 204–211.

Could You Have Childhood Eating Disorder?

Childhood Eating Disorder Topics

Related Conditions

Anorexia Nervosa – Starvation, Over-Exercise, Laxatives, Diuretics, Warped Body Image
Bulimia Nervosa – binge eating, purging, fasting, excessive eating, uncontrolled eating