Eating Disorders Resources

There are many websites, books, podcasts, support groups, and organizations that can help you understand eating disorders, find inspiration, and find treatment. Here are a few.

Eating Disorders in General

Schaefer

Body Image

Binge Eating/Bulimia

Eating Disorders in Boys and Men

For Parents

This website for the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders provides information about eating disorders and body image and nationwide referrals to therapists and facilities who specialize in eating disorders. There is a helpline to call if you are in immediate need. It also offers connection to Recovery Mentors, Grocery Buddies, and a community of people in recovery.
The Association for Size Diversity and Health is a nonprofit organization that “envisions a world that celebrates bodies of all shapes and sizes, in which body weight is no longer a source of discrimination and where oppressed communities have equal access to the resources and practices that support health and well being.” This website provides information about the Health At Every Size (HAES®) approach as well as educational opportunities, referrals, and a network of like-minded experts and professionals.
This website offers information about anorexia in boys and young adult males as well as information about research projects, conferences, events, and books and blogs relevant for those with eating disorders and many oriented specifically to males.
This website provides information about eating disorders and body image. It offers provides nationwide referrals to therapists and facilities that specialize in the treatment of people with eating disorders.
This website is a comprehensive resource guide for people with bulimia and their families. It provides in-depth information about navigating the health insurance maze and how to maximize insurance benefits as well as information on mental health laws pertaining to bulimia.
This website for the Columbia River Eating Disorder Network offers referrals to dietitians, groups, medical providers, therapists, and treatment centers in the greater Portland, OR area.
This website has information about eating disorders, body image, recovery, and healthy eating in the form of articles and podcasts. It also offers national treatment referrals as well as a catalogue of useful books and other resources.
This website offers information, support, and resources for people with eating disorders, including a toll-free helpline.
Project Heal is devoted to equitable access to eating disorder treatment. They provide help navigating insurance, connecting you with residential treatment centers and outpatient providers who provide treatment at no cost or on a sliding scale, and they also offer direct cash assistance.

(mostly compiled by Suzanne Sanchez, LPC)

Title
Author
Belly Love
Rachel Cole
Body Positive Yogacast
Amber Karnes
Decolonizing Fitness
Ilya Parker
Deep Dive
Dana Falsetti
Dietitian Seasonings & Therapist Reasonings
Jill Sechi and Meredith Riddick
Dietitians Unplugged
Aaron Flores & Gleyns Oyston
Do No Harm
DeAun Nelson
Don’t Salt My Game
Laura Thomas
Eating Disorder Recovery
Dr. Jeanean Anderson
Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
Tabitha Farrar
Every Body
Daria Matza
F Your Diet
Kimberly Weiss
Fat Club Podcast
Fat Face Feelings
Fearless Rebelle Radio
Summer Innanen
Food Psych
Christy Harrison
Fresh out the Cocoon
Joy Cox
Intuitive Bites
Podcast Kirsten Ackerman
Life. Unrestricted.
Meret Boxler
Love Food
Julie Duffy Dillon
Matter of Fat Podcast
My Black Body
Jessica Wilson
Nutrition Matters
Paige Smathers
PCOS and Food Peace
Plus Mommy Podcast
The Appetite Opal: Food + Body Wisdom
She’s All Fat
April K. Quioh and Sophie Carter-Kahn
The Bodylove Project
Jessi Haggerty
The One Beautiful Yes! Podcast
Tiana Dodson
The Racist Sandwich Podcast
Soleil Ho & Zahir Janmohamed

Please click here for a comprehensive list of online eating disorder support groups, including groups for teens, men, LGBTQ, and athletes as well as others (compiled by Sasha Zizza).

Additional online support groups, including groups for BIPOC, queer, and bodies of size, as well as a general ED groups, are held by Liberating Jasper.

Eating Disorder Groups in Portland (in person and online)

Please click on the facility name to confirm group times and check with them to see if any in-person meetings are happening.

Center for Discovery
13221 SW 68th Parkway, Suite 440

In person support groups:
For those with eating disorders: Thursdays, 7 pm

Online support groups:
For loved ones: Wednesdays, 5-6 pm
For those with eating disorders: Mondays, 5-6 pm
For those with Binge Eating Disorder: Wednesdays, 7-8 pm

Eating Disorder Center of Portland
5550 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 100

For those in the LGBTQ community who have an eating disorder, are on the path to recovery, or are recovered: Thursdays, 7:15-8:30 pm.

Meghan’s Place: Outpatient+Eating Disorders Therapy
10700 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Suite 696, Beaverton

Meghan Smith, LPC runs various groups every day of the week except Sunday. Some are meal support groups, some are process groups, some are skills-based groups. Please click on her clinic name above to see the current schedule. Meeting in person.

Providence Eating Disorders Treatment Program
9450 SW Barnes Road, Suite 200

Free informational meeting about eating disorders: Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15 pm

Suzanne Sanchez Counseling
8555 SW Apple way, Suite 32o

Eating Disorder Recovery Group: For adults struggling with an eating disorder who want to connect with others who are recovery-focused.

Eating Disorders 101 Workshop: For family and friends or anyone who wants to understand eating disorders. Meets once per month for 90 minutes, days/times may vary.

Parent Support Group: For parents of teens with an eating disorder.