National Alliance for Eating Disorders:

The leading national organization providing eating disorder help, support, and education.

Supporting You
Through Recovery

Our Vision

The National Alliance for Eating Disorders (formerly The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness) is the leading national nonprofit organization providing referrals, education, and support for all individuals experiencing eating disorders and their loved ones.


Think you may have an eating disorder? The National Alliance for Eating Disorders ("The Alliance") provides the latest information on how to recognize signs and symptoms, understand the contributing factors, and help connect to the appropriate care.


You deserve to live your life beyond your eating disorder. The National Alliance for Eating Disorders provides resources for recovery through our therapist-staffed helpline and national referral database,

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

April 14, 2023 | 10:00 -11:30 am

Interoceptive Exposure: Overcoming Uncomfortable Sensations to Help Regulate Eating and Emotions

Join us for "Interoceptive Exposure: Overcoming Uncomfortable Sensations to Help Regulate Eating and Emotions" by Melanie Smith, PhD, LMHC, CEDS-S on Friday, April 14th from 10:00 – 11:30am EST VIRTUALLY via Zoom. 1.5 CEs will be provided for FL practitioners only. This event is generously sponsored by The Renfrew Center.
April 21, 2023 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm MST

National EDucational Virtual Training Day – April 2023

Join The Alliance for our National EDucational Virtual Training Day on Friday, April 21st. This full day focuses on topics including atypical anorexia nervosa, medical stabilization for eating disorders, eating disorders and BIPOC communities, and expressive therapies in the treatment of eating disorders.
More Information

The Blog

The Blog

March 24, 2023

Is Your Loved One Experiencing Atypical Anorexia? 6 Signs to Look Out For

Categorizing and labeling any eating disorder is a tricky subject. On one hand, having a clear diagnosis makes it easier to create medical reports and prescribe…
March 24, 2023

Debunking 4 Myths of Virtual Eating Disorder Treatment Programs

In recent years, virtual services for eating disorders have significantly expanded, which has enabled individuals to seek help who may not otherwise have access to care through financial, geographical, or other barriers.
March 12, 2023

What Is Inpatient Eating Disorder Treatment? 5 Things to Know

An eating disorder is a dangerous and potentially fatal mental health condition that should be treated by medical professionals. For those struggling with eating disorders such…

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