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Our Mission

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is a national nonprofit
organization dedicated to the outreach, education, early intervention, support, and advocacy for all eating disorders.

About Our Founder

After recovering from a ten-year-long battle with various eating disorders, Johanna Kandel founded The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. Since its inception in 2000, The Alliance has brought information and awareness about eating disorders to more than 340,000 individuals nationally and internationally. In addition, Johanna runs free weekly support groups, mentors individuals with eating disorders and their families, and helps thousands of people gain information and find the help they need.

What We Do

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is the leading national nonprofit organization providing referrals, education, and support for all eating disorders. Since October 2000, we have worked tirelessly to raise awareness; eliminate secrecy and stigma; promote access to care; and support those susceptible to, currently experiencing, and recovering from eating disorders.

The Alliance offers comprehensive services, including:

  • Educational presentations and training days
  • Free, weekly, therapist-led support groups nationwide (virtual and in-person) for those experiencing eating disorders and for their loved ones
  • Support and referrals through both our free help-line and comprehensive referral website/app
  • Direct, low-cost, life-saving, outpatient treatment to underinsured and uninsured adults in the South Florida community.
  • Unique and empowering Southern Smash scale smashing events and SmashTALK panel discussions.

Over the past 20 years, we have demonstrated our tireless commitment to creating change and making a positive impact on our community.

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