Eating Disorder Resources

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

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 provides information about eating disorders and body image issues, assessment, and treatment, and provides nationwide referrals.
This website offers information, support, and resources for males with eating disorders and body image concerns. This includes online support groups and a toll-free helpline.
This website offers information, support, and resources for people with eating disorders, including a toll-free helpline.


The Eating Disorder Sourcebook
by C. Costin (2006)

8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder: Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience
by C. Costin and G. Schubert Grabb (2011)

Breaking Free from Emotional Eating
by G. Roth (2003)

Life Without ED
by J. Schaefer (2003)

Emobdy: Learning to Love Your Unique Body (and quiet that critical voice!)
by C. Sobczak (2014)

The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love
by S. R. Taylor (2018)

Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight
by L. Bacon and L. Aphramor (2014)

Eating in the Light of the Moon
by A. Johnston (2000)

Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls: A Handbook to Unapologetic Living
by J. Baker (2015)

Getting Better Bite by Bite: A Survival Kit for Sufferers of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders
by U. Schmidt, J. Treasure, and J. Alexander (2015)

 Anorexia and other Eating Disorders: how to help your child eat well and be well: Practical solutions, compassionate communication tools and emotional support for parents of children and teenagers
by E. Musby (2014)

Help your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder
by J. Lock and D. LeGrange (2015)

Man Up to Eating Disorders
by A. Wallen (2014)

Anorexia: A Son’s Battle, A Mother’s War
by D. Roche (2016)

Understanding Anorexia Nervosa in Males: An Integrative Approach
by T. Woolridge (2014)

Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder
by B. Cuban (2013)

Destroying the Monster: Lessons Learned on the Path to Recovery
by V. Avon (2013)

Eating Disorder Groups in Portland

Please click on the facility name to confirm group times

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

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

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

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