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EATING DISORDER ORGANIZATIONS
OTHER MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES


EATING DISORDER ORGANIZATIONS
United States
Canada
United Kingdom
Australia / New Zealand

United States

NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION
- 1-800-931-2237

EATING DISORDER REFERRAL AND INFORMATION CENTER
- 858-481-1515

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ANOREXIA NERVOSA AND ASSOCIATED DISORDERS (ANAD)
- P.O. Box 7 Highland Park, IL 60035
- 847-831-3438

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY
- 1133 15th Street NW, Suite 300 Washington, DC 20005-2710
- 202-452-0109
- Fax: 202-223-2329
- http://www.aamft.org
- Can provide referrals

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PASTORAL COUNSELORS
- 9504-A Lee Highway Fairfax, VA 22031-2303 703-385-6967
- Fax: 703-352-7725 http://www.aapc.org/
- Can provide referrals

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
- KEN-97 1400 K Street NW, Suite 501 Washington, DC 20005
- 202-682-6000 or 202-682-6325
- Can provide referrals

AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
- 750 First Street NE Washington, DC 20002-4242
- 800-964-2000 or 202-336-5700
- http://www.helping.apa.org
- Can provide referrals

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
- 750 First Street NE, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20002-4241
- 202-336-8218
- Fax: 202-336-8311
- http://www.naswdc.org
- Can provide referrals

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
- 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 7C-02 Rockville, MD 20857
- 800-421-4211

NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE NETWORK
- P.O Box 42490 Washington, DC 20015
- 800-789-CMHS (2647)

NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
- 1021 Prince St. Alexandria, VA 22314
- 703-684-7722 or 800-969-NMHA (6642)
- Fax: 703-684-5968
- http://www.nmha.org
- Can provide referrals

EATING DISORDERS RESOURCE CENTER (EDRC)
- 24 E. 12th St., Suite 505 New York, NY 10003
- 212-989-3987

BULIMIA/ANOREXIA SELF-HELP (BASH)
- 522 North New Ballas Rd. Suite 206 St. Louis, MO 63141

ANOREXIA/BULIMIA TREATMENT AND EDUCATION CENTER (ABTEC)
- 621 South New Ballas Rd. Suite 7019B St. Louis, MO 63141
- 800-22-ABTEC

Canada
ANOREXIA NERVOSA AND BULIMIA QUEBEC
- 514-630-0907

BULIMIA ANOREXIA NERVOSA ASSOCIATION
- 519-969-2112

EATING DISORDER EDUCATION ORGANIZATION (EDEO)
- 780-944-2864 or 1-888-404-EDEO [Toll-free in Alberta]

MONTREAUX COUNDSELING CENTERES
- PO Box 5460 Victoria BC V8R 6S4 Canada
- montreux@islandnet.com
- http://www.montreux.org/index.html
- 250-598-3066
- Fax: Patient inquiries: 250-598-7523 Other: 250-598-7505

United Kingdom
EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION
- 0845 6341414 [Adult helpline] or 0845 6347650 [Youthline]

CARALINE
- 01582 457474 [Eating disorders helpline]

CENTRE FOR EATING DISORDERS (SCOTLAND)
- 0131 6683051

BODYWHYS
- 01 283 5126 [Eating disorders helpline]

EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION
- 01 412 6690

Australia / New Zealand

ANOREXIA BULIMIA NERVOSA ASSOCIATION
- 08 8212 1644

ANOREXIA BULIMIA NERVOSA ASSOCIATION
- 08 8212 1644

EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION INC.
- 07 3876 2500

EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION
- 09 818 9561

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OTHER MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Links and Phone Numbers for for everything from suicide to EDs to domestic violence

Anxiety Disorders
The Anxiety Disorders of America
Anxiety Panic Internet Resource (TAPIR)
Anxiety-Panic Resource Center
OCD WebServer

Grief and Loss of Loved Ones
KirstiMd.com

Domestic Violence + Rape + Sexual Assault
Rape911.org
4woman.gov
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-SAFE (7233)
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Sexual Assault Crisis Line - 1-800-643-6250 [Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week]
TraumaCenter.org
Trauma Pages - 800-656-HOPE / 800-656-4673
Sidran Institute - a national non-profit organization devoted to education, advocacy and research related to the early recognition and treatment of trauma-related stress in children and the understanding and treatment of adults suffering from trauma-generated disorders.


PTSC and Trauma Treatment
Brattleboro Retreat
- 75 Linden St. Brattleboro, VT 05301
- 800-738-7328
- Susan Abraham, M.D., Director Women's Specialized Program.
- For women who suffer from dissociative or eating disorders, the Women's Specialized Program of the Brattleboro Retreat offers a safe inpatient setting for the difficult process of healing.

The Center
- 4226 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washing DC 20016
- 202-885-5771
- Joan Turkus, M.D., Medical Director
- The Center provides short-term, directed inpatient treatment for adults who exhibit acute symptoms associated with post-traumatic and dissociative disorders. The Day Center, a partial hospitalization option, is available for those who do not require 24-hour care.

End All The Pain
-Interactive and encouraging place where you can discover how to overcome whatever you are struggling with by helping you understand and come to the root of the problem. You will then be able to go forward, living the life intended for you! Offering awareness, information and support

Joshua Children's Foundation
-Created for purpose of assisting victims of childhood sexual abuse. Designed to assist both adults and children who have suffered from childhood sex abuse. Also provides education and information for prevention of child sex abuse.

River Oaks Hospital
-1525 River Oaks Road W. New Orleans, LA 70123
- 800-366-1740 or 504-734-1740
- Inpatient speciality unit
- Martha Bujanda, Director of Intake


12-Step Programs
Alcoholics Anonymous
Al-Anon & Ala-Teen


Suicide Hotlines and Prevention Links
Note: We are not equipped to assist anyone who is dealing with a major crisis, or considering suicide, or who needs immediate attention. Please call 911 if you need immediate assistance. But as another resource, here are some links for help in crisis situations:
Suicide Hotlines
Teen 2 Teen Line 1-888-747-TEEN (8336)
Girls and Boys Town National Hotline 1-800-448-3000
The Trevor Project- specializing in assisting gay and gay questioning youth: 1-800-850-8078
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
National Strategy for Suicide Prevention website
National Hopeline Network 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Hope Line Network Tel: 1-800-SUICIDE / 1-800-784-2433


Various Links by Region
united states
canada
united kingdom
australia / new zealand
belgium
south africa

United States
CALIFORNIA YOUTH CRISIS LINE
- 800-843-5200 [Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week]

YELLOW RIBBON SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM
-303-429-3530

HELPLINE GEORGIA
- 800-338-6745 [Toll-free statewide]

HELPING HANDS HAWAII SUICIDE & CRISIS CENTER
- 808-521-4556 or 808-521-4555

IDAHO SUICIDE PREVENTION AND HOTLINE SERIVCE
- 800-273-Talk (800-273-8255, suicidepreventionlifeline.org, resource page idahosuicide.info/Resources.aspx)

PROVIDING ACCESS TO HELP (PATH)
- 309-827-4005 or 800-570-7284 [Toll-free in McLean County, IL]

1-800-THERAPIST
- 1-800-843-7274 [Mental health referral service]Self-injury at Safe-Alternatives.com Tel:

1-800-DONT-CUT
- 1-800-3668-288

NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION INFORMATION CENTER
- 800-969-NMHA / 800-969-6642

NATIONAL DRUG & ALCOHOL LINE
- 800-662-HELP [Information on alcohol and drug abuse, can also advise on local treatment options]

SAFE (SELF-ABUSE FINALLY ENDS)
- Alternative Information Line 1-800-DONT-CUT

BOYS AND GIRLS TOWN NATIONAL HOTLINE
- 800-448-3000 Hearing Impaired: 800-448-1833
- a toll-free national hotline for girls and boys and parents to call with any problem(s) they may have. Professional counselors give answers and support and can help find services and agencies in the caller's local area.
- Spanish-speaking counselors are available and there are translation services for 100+ languages.

COVENANT HOUSE NINE LINE
- 800-999-9999 / 800-999-9915 (tty)
- For teens in crisis. A free, confidential helpline that is available 24-hours a day.

NATIONAL RUNAWAY SWITCHBOARD
- 800-621-4000
- a national, toll-free hotline for runaway and homeless youth, teens in crisis and concerned family/friends. -
- Completely confidential.

THE NATIONAL YOUTH CRISIS HOTLINE
- 888-HIT-HOME
- a toll-free, 24-hour national youth crisis hotline answered by volunteers

Canada
THE HELP LINE
- 866-334-HELP / 1-866-334-4357
- Toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

United Kingdom
BEFRIENDERS INTERNATIONAL
- 0208 5414949 or 0208 5491544

SHADOW OF SUICIDE
- 0117 9539639
- Helpline for bereaved parents

SURVIVORS OF BEREAVEMENT BY SUICIDE
- 0870 2413337

CHILDLINE
- 0800 1111
- For children and teenagers in crisis of any kind

YOUTH2YOUTH HELPLINE
- 020 8896 3675
- a confidential helpline for youth run by youth

YOUTH ACCESS
- 0208 772 9900
- a helpline for youth that puts them in touch with services in their area and counselors.

THE SAMARITANS E-MAIL US NOW AT jo@samaritans.org
- 08457 90 90 90 or 1 850 60 90 90
- You might prefer to write down how you are feeling rather than picking up the phone. Many people do. We receive over 1750 e-mails a week. If you email we try our hardest to get back to you within 24 hours. Samaritans listen in total confidence and without judgement, whatever your situation. Currently we are only able to provide an English-speaking service.


Australia / New Zeland
ALBANY SAMARITAN BEFRIENDERS
- 08 98 422776
- Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

LIFELINK SAMARITANS INC.
- 03 63 31 3355
- Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

ROTORUA LIFELINK / YOUTHLINE SERVICE INC.
(7) 348 0567 or (7) 348 0566

Belgium
KINDER - EN JONGERENTELEFOON
- 078/ 15 14 13
- For children and teens.

South Africa
CHILDLINE SOUTH AFRICA
- 08000 55555
- For children and teenagers in crisis of any kind

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