Friday, October 31, 2014

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.

 

Resources:

SUPPORT AND INFORMATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Eating Disorders

AED — Academy for Eating Disorders — www.aedweb.org

Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness — www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com

ANAD — National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders — www.anad.org

ANDREA’s VOICE — Andreas Voice Foundation — www.andreasvoice.org

APA — American Psychological Association — www.apa.org

APTEDSF — Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders — www.aptedsf.com

BEDA — Binge Eating Disorder Association — www.bedaonline.com

EDC — Eating Disorder Coalition for Research, Policy and Action — www.eatingdisorderscoalition.org

EDREFERRAL — Comprehensive database of eating disorder treatment professionals — www.edreferral.com

Eating Disorder Hope — www.eatingdisorderhope.com

EDAN — Eating Disorder Activist Network — www.edactivistnetwork.org

EDNMaryland — Eating Disorder Network of Maryland — www.ednmaryland.org

ELA — Eating for Life Alliance — www.eatingforlife.org

GURZE BOOKS — The leading publisher of books, DVDs and programs about eating disorders — www.gurze.com

IAEDP — International Association for Eating Disorders Professionals — www.iaedp.com

KIRSTEN HAGLUND FOUNDATION — “love your body, rock the world” — www.kirstenhaglund.org

MEDA — Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association — www.medainc.org

MENTORCONNECT — a global eating disorders mentoring community — www.mentorconnect-ed.org

NAMED — National Association for Males with Eating Disorders — www.namedinc.org

NEDA – National Eating Disorder Association – www.nationaleatingdisorders.org (1.800.931.2237)

NIMH — National Institute of Mental Health — www.nimh.nih.gov

NORMAL — National arts and educational organization to teach about eating disorders — www.normal-life.org

SOMETHING FISHY — http://www.something-fishy.org

 

Mental Health, Body Image, Self-Esteem Nonprofits

ACTIVE MINDS — Changing the Conversation about Mental Health — www.activeminds.org

DRUGFREE — Partnership at DrugFree.org — www.drugfree.org

FED UP INC — educating girls and boys about body image — www.fedupinc.org

GIRLZONE — about the whole girl with message boards, articles and more — www.girlzone.com

LETS Educational Foundation — Let’s End The Stigma about mental health in schools — www.lets.org

NAMI — National Alliance for Mental Illness — www.nami.org

 

Cyberbullying

Stop Bullying Now — www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov

Stop Cyberbullying — www.stopcyberbullying.org

 

Depression and Suicide

AFSP — American Foundation for Suicide Prevention — www.afsp.org

DBSA — Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance — www.ndmda.org

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

GLSEN — Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network — www.glsen.org

PFLAG — Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays — www.pflag.org

 

Self-Harm, Cutting and Self-Mutilation

SAFE — Alternatives: Self Abuse Finally Ends — www.selfinjury.com
ASHIC — American Self-Harm Information Clearinghouse — www.selfinjury.org
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