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We believe people heal better when they know they’re not alone. As the leading nonprofit in the U.S., ANAD is a free peer support community that is here to help anyone struggling with an eating disorder.

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Understanding Eating Disorders

Eating disorders affect people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes, and weights. Learn more about eating disorders, their warning signs, and your treatment options.

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ANAD Eating Disorders Helpline

ANAD’s free, Eating Disorders Helpline is here to provide you with support and encouragement when you need it. We also answer your questions and can even provide treatment referrals. 

Help starts here

ANAD is a support organization that is peer run and professionally supported.

Get Help

We offer many ways to help yourself, friends, and family members.

Get Informed

Learn about eating disorder statistics, treatment options, and more.

Get Involved

Help ANAD continue to provide free, peer support services.

ANAD has been an instrumental piece of my recovery journey. ANAD’s Support groups have been a lifeline for me. Whether online or in person, knowing that I can talk to others in the same situation gives me the resolve to keep going.


Some recent posts – you can check out the full ANAD Blog here.

JourneyED: Stories of Healing and Support

Every Story Matters. Check out more stories here.

Thanks to our Treatment Center Partners

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Upcoming Events

What’s coming up soon for ANAD – you can view all scheduled events here.