There is a wealth of eating disorder resources on the internet and in books that will really help you understand and empower you to aid in your recovery or be a support for those in recovery. Here are just a few to get you started.
Welcome Resource Packet
Eating Disorder Resources for Families
- 100 Questions and Answers about Eating Disorders
by Carolyn Costin, MA, MED, MFCC
- Brave Girl Eating
- Eating With Your Anorexic
- Father Hunger
Margo Maine, PhD
- Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders
Marcia Herrin, EDD, MPH, RD & Nancy Masumoto
- Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder
Johanna S. Kandel
- Ed Says U Say
By Catherine Sangster and June Alexander
Eating Disorders Meal Support
Other Helpful Links
Stay Strong Richmond, http://www.staystrongvirginia.org Provides support, advocacy, education and resources to families, friends and professionals in the Viriginia area.
National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA): Provides support, advocacy, treatment finder, parent and educator toolkits, blogs, and general information regarding eating disorders.www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Related Illnesses (ANAD): A long-standing organization dedicated to the prevention and alleviation of eating disorders. www.anad.org
The Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness: An organization that endeavors to raise awareness, promote early intervention, and eliminate stigma related to eating disorders. The Alliance publishes Treatment Referral Guides each year for providers and families as they search for the right treatment program. www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com
Maudsley Parents: A resource website that provides information about Family Based Therapy and links to providers and programs that offer the Maudsley approach. www.maudsleyparents.org
Eating Disorder Hope: Education and support for individuals suffering from eating disorders and their families and friends. www.eatingdisorderhope.com
Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (FEAST): Empowering families through education, support, and advocacy. www.feast-ed.org
Employment for Eating Disorder Specialists
If you are a provider that has a special interest and experience in the eating disorder field, we may have a position for you. Prosperity is a comprehensive, integrative, and dynamic team that has many opportunities for growth.
A Psychiatrist is needed in Charlottesville and in Herndon for a full or part-time contractor position.
For more information, please contact Heather Baker, LCSW, CEDS at HeatherB@prosperityedwell.com