Websites We Like; Check ’em out!
Prevention | Treatment | Research | Education
Academy for Eating Disorders
Note the tagline we listed above the title of this website. It’s not just words. On this site you will find lots of information on each of these subjects for those suffering from eating disorders, and for their families. One of the first places you may want to try is Home/Education. On the ‘Education’ page you’ll find great information about recognizing if you really have a problem, getting help, and discussions of managing the situation.
is a great site with online classes for clients and training for clinicians. Their ‘Be Nourished Institute’ provides training and support in weight-inclusive, trauma-informed, and social justice oriented care. The trainings offered help providers nurture balanced, meaningful relationships with their clients that are grounded in respect and liberation.
“We believe that people who live compassionately in the bodies they have will change the world for everyone.”
5 core competencies
The Body Positive
An empowering website that promotes positive body image and size acceptance with activism again society’s ingrained norms. Body Positive celebrates the unique body and person that is YOU! The goals the site promotes center around 5 principles. Read more about them on the site.
International OCD Foundation
This site has a search function that helps find local OCD resources. Many people suffering from eating disorders also have obsessive-compulsive disorder. This is a great way to find someone who is well-informed in OCD treatment. They also have educational resources regarding insurance, explanations of terms, learning more about OCD, location-based assistance, and many other topics.