Friday, October 9, 2015

Resources for HELP!

We talk about an array of issues and mental health concerns on We Are The Real Deal. In fact, these discussions were and always will be the foundation of this blog.

Regardless of what type of issues you are having with food, substances, eating behaviors or thoughts in your head, there’s help waiting for you.




Eating Disorders

AED — Academy for Eating Disorders —

Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness —

ANAD — National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders —

ANDREA’s VOICE — Andreas Voice Foundation —

APA — American Psychological Association —

APTEDSF — Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders —

BEDA — Binge Eating Disorder Association —

EDC — Eating Disorder Coalition for Research, Policy and Action —

EDREFERRAL — Comprehensive database of eating disorder treatment professionals —

Eating Disorder Hope —

EDAN — Eating Disorder Activist Network —

EDNMaryland — Eating Disorder Network of Maryland —

ELA — Eating for Life Alliance —

GURZE BOOKS — The leading publisher of books, DVDs and programs about eating disorders —

IAEDP — International Association for Eating Disorders Professionals —

KIRSTEN HAGLUND FOUNDATION — “love your body, rock the world” —

MEDA — Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association —

MENTORCONNECT — a global eating disorders mentoring community —

NAMED — National Association for Males with Eating Disorders —

NEDA – National Eating Disorder Association – (1.800.931.2237)

NIMH — National Institute of Mental Health —

NORMAL — National arts and educational organization to teach about eating disorders —



Mental Health, Body Image, Self-Esteem Nonprofits

ACTIVE MINDS — Changing the Conversation about Mental Health —

DRUGFREE — Partnership at —

FED UP INC — educating girls and boys about body image —

GIRLZONE — about the whole girl with message boards, articles and more —

LETS Educational Foundation — Let’s End The Stigma about mental health in schools —

NAMI — National Alliance for Mental Illness —



Stop Bullying Now —

Stop Cyberbullying —


Depression and Suicide

AFSP — American Foundation for Suicide Prevention —

DBSA — Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance —


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

GLSEN — Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network —

PFLAG — Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays —


Self-Harm, Cutting and Self-Mutilation

SAFE — Alternatives: Self Abuse Finally Ends —
ASHIC — American Self-Harm Information Clearinghouse —
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