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Eating Disorders and Body Image

The following links are for information purposes only

Helpguide.org - Eating Disorders

This website contains a wealth of information on eating disorders and treatments. Includes some tips for coping with eating disorders.

Something-fishy.org

Something Fishy is a great online resource for anyone dealing with an eating disorder or anyone that knows someone with an eating disorder. There is an abundance of information about the various types of eating disorders and features many links to extra resources. Although the website may be intimidating at first due to its vast amount of information, there is a link leading to a site map, which may be helpful. The website also explains that it is a pro recovery website and that all of the information stems from this outlook. A few great links on the website include…

 

 

 

 

 

Coping Bank

This link leads to a page that helps readers to make a coping bank to help them whenever they feel negative thoughts or need additional help coping with their feelings.

Forum

Something Fishy forum where users can read and respond to each other's posts about many topics. Posts are moderated by website officals.

Glub Games

This link leads to glub games, which is a section of the website that appears to be a forum but is actually many activities to help foster positive thoughts. The moderators of the website pose questions and activities that users may reply to, such as activities dealing with fear or owkring on negatives to positives.

Poetry

Somethingy-fishy offers a section where users can submit their own creative works. This link leads to a poetry section, where users can submit their own poems that reflect on their experiences. All poems must be reviewed before they are posted.

Other Side

This link offers stories of recovery or "the Other Side" where users can submit short stories of their recovery, offering positive inspiration for others undergoing similar thoughts and feelings.

Motivation

This link lists many different methods on how to stay motivated. Suggestions range from writing a journal to other websites that may be helpful.

 

 

Operation Beautiful

Part of a movement to end "Fat Talk" and negative self-talk. "Operation Beautiful" is a mission that encourages readers to leave positive notes for others to spread and encourage postitive thoughts.

 

 

The Joy Project

Minneapolis-based organization that hopes to help end the epidemic of eating disorders. Features helpful research and personal experience based information regarding topics, such as normal eating, diagnostic criteria, water weight, behavior related to eating, eating disorder myths, and several others.

Men Get Eating Disorders Too

Goal of the website is "to provide information and advice about eating disorders that are specific to men's needs, to enable men to connect with other men who have eating disorders to ease the isolation and secretiveness of their illness, and to increase knowledge, awareness and understanding of eating disorders in men amongst the wider community."

Adios Barbie

Focuses on promoting a positive body image for women. Includes many articles that offer interesting and positive insight into struggles that women deal with about their body.

20 Ways to Love Your Body!!

A list of 20 ways to love your body that was complied by Margo Maine, PH.D.

www.NationalEatingDisorders.org

© 2005 National Eating Disorders Assosciation

Girls Body Image & Eating Disorders: How to Help

 

Overcoming Disordered Eating - Part A // Part B

This information package is designed to provide you with some information about disordered eating - how it develops, how it is maintained, and strategies to start to change the problem behaviours associated with disordered eating.

ANAD: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

  • ANAD is a non-profit corporation that seeks to prevent and alleviate the problems of eating disorders, especially including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
  • ANAD advocates for the development of healthy attitudes, bodies, and behaviors. They also promote eating disorder awareness, prevention and recovery through supporting, educating, and connecting individuals, families and professionals.
  • Meeting one Saturday a month from 10:00AM-11:30AM at Belmont Center, 4200 Monument Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131
  • Must call (215) 221-1864 in order to know the upcoming date for support group meetings.
  • Free of charge