National Alliance for Eating Disorders:

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

Walking 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 a network for support and healing.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

October 12, 2022 | 7pm EST

El Poder de las Palabras (The Power of Words)

Esta presentación discutirá los valores en la cultural Latinx incluyendo la influencia de alimentos, lenguaje y apariencia física que influyen nuestra imagén corporal. (This presentation will discuss values within the Latinx culture – including food, language, and physical appearance – that influence our relationship with our body image.)
October 21, 2022 | 10:00 -11:30 am

Beyond Picky Eating: Transdisciplinary Treatment Strategies for Treating Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) often begins in early childhood with potential to derail growth, physical and social development. One of the newer diagnoses in the DSM-5, ARFID has presented providers with diagnostic and treatment dilemmas. This presentation will walk through foundational tenants of ARFID care using a multi-disciplinary lens. Participants will be presented real life treatment paradigms to illustrate novel strategies for supporting ARFID patients across a spectrum of ages, medical complexity, social impairment and nutrition deficits.

The Blog

The Blog

September 29, 2022

What Kinds of Psychiatric Illness Co-Occur with Eating Disorders?

Although it can happen, most mental health disorders don’t happen by themselves. There are usually one or more other disorders occurring at the same time, in a phenomenon known as a dual diagnosis.
September 27, 2022

Will College and Outpatient Recovery Work for Me?

Are you wondering if it’s possible to balance both school and outpatient treatment? The answer is yes! While college can be stressful, you don’t need to give up on getting the care that you need for your eating disorder.
September 22, 2022

Using Biofeedback to Treat Eating Disorders

Biofeedback is a tool used to practice self-regulation and can help improve anxiety, stress, sleep, mood, and more.

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