Additional Support Groups

In-Person Support Groups

Colorado


Eating Disorder Foundation
Support Group Name: In-Person Support Group for Individuals 18+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder
Contact Name: Dani Gilady
Phone: (303) 322-3373
Email:
Website: https://eatingdisorderfoundation.org/get-help/support-groups/support-group-schedule/
Meeting Location: 1901 E. 20th Ave. Denver, CO 80205
Meeting Schedule: Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6:15pm MT
1st Saturday of Each Month, 10:00am – 11:00am MT
Notes: Registration is required to participate in this group. This support group is ideal for individuals at least 18 years old who are struggling or in recovery from an eating disorder, disordered eating, or body image concerns.

Florida


Eating Disorders Anonymous
Support Group Name: Orlando Eating Disorders Anonymous
Contact Name: Margaret Paredes
Email:
Meeting Location: St. Richard’s Episcopal Church
1201 N. Lakemont Avenue Winter Park, FL
Meeting Schedule: Saturdays at 10 am EST

Center for Discovery
Support Group Name: Center for Discovery’s Maitland Support In Recovery Group
Contact Name: Stacey Herdegen
Phone: (407) 381-1160
Email:
Website: https://centerfordiscovery.com/locations/maitland/
Meeting Location: 151 Southhall Lane, Suite 175 Maitland, FL 32751
Meeting Schedule: Thursdays at 7 PM EST
Notes: For anyone who has been impacted by an eating disorder – whether they’re currently in treatment, in recovery, have not yet sought treatment, or are part of a loved-one’s support network. This peer-support group is hosted by one of our clinical team members and welcomes adults and adolescents (ages 10+), as well as all gender identities.

New Jersey


Support Group Name: Women in Transition
Contact Name: Pamela Brodie
Email:
Meeting Location: 162 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Notes: Women in recovery from ED as well as addiction. Participants must be 25+ years old.

Robert Wood Johnson Somerset
Support Group Name: Eating Disorders Support Group
Contact Name: Felecia McClain
Email:
Website: http://rwjbh.org/somerseteatingdisorders
Meeting Location: Robert Wood Johnson Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue Somerville, NJ 08876 Emergency Department Conference Room
Meeting Schedule: Tuesdays from 6-7 PM EST
Notes: Adolescents (Ages 14-17) and Adults; Program facilitated by E.D Nurses. Open to all patients struggling with food or body image. Family members are welcome.

New York


John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
Support Group Name: Eating Disorder Support Group @ Mather
Contact Name: Susan Morin
Phone: (631) 473-3877, ext 4853
Website: www.matherhospital.org
Meeting Location: John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
75 North Country Road Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Meeting Schedule: Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30pm EST, in Conference Room A or B (if the 1st Monday falls on a Holiday, the group is then held on the 2nd Monday for that month only. This often occurs in July & September).
Notes: Group led by professionals who specialize in eating disorders and open to affected individuals (anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating), their friends, parents, spouses and significant others. For information call 631-473-3877, ext 4853. Please inquire about which conference room the support group is held in at the information desk upon arrival to the hospital.

Tennessee


Renewed
Support Group Name: Renewed Eating Disorder Support Groups
Contact Name: Lauran Sauter
Email:
Website: https://renewedsupport.org/programs/support-groups/
Meeting Location: Multiple cities. Location varies. Please visit www.renewedsupport.org for specific details. (Nashville, Franklin, Chattanooga).
Meeting Schedule: Our support groups meet on various days and at various locations during the month. All of our support groups are free of charge. For the most up to date meeting times/locations, please visit www.renewedsupport.org.
Notes: Support groups are for individuals affected by eating disorders and/or body image and family members and friends who have a loved one struggling with an eating disorder.

Wisconsin


Support Group Name: Self-Healing through EDucation
Contact Name: Rachel Quast
Phone: (414) 303-1134
Email:
Website: www.9shed.com
Meeting Schedule: Tuesdays at 5:30 pm CST
Meeting Location: Please call for a consult and exact location
Milwaukee, WI.
Notes: This group is for individuals and loved ones impacted by eating disorders.

Online Support Groups

Nationwide


Alsana
Support Group Name: Alsana: Online Eating Disorder Support Group
Contact Name: Tyeler Viel
Phone: (866) 512-1770
Website: https://www.alsana.com/programs/online-support-group/
Meeting Schedule: Every other Friday at noon, PST (2PM CST & 3PM EST)
Notes: For adults of all genders. This group is pro-recovery and its goals are to help people suffering from eating disorders know they’re not alone, reduce shame, brainstorm solutions to common challenges, relate to one another, and inspire hope.

Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous
Support Group Name: Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous
Email:
Website: http://aba12steps.org/aba-meetings/meetings/

BiBri
Support Group Name: Family and Friends Support Group
Contact Name: Robert Finney
Email:
Website: www.bibri.org
Notes: These groups are held via zoom and are open to family and friends ages 18 and up of any individual with an eating disorder. These groups are peer led and not therapy groups. Participants must pre-register at www.bibri.org and agree to the rules of the group.

BALANCE
Support Group Name: Contemplating Recovery Support Group (Virtual)
Email:
Website: https://balancedtx.com
Notes: BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ is proud to offer free virtual Contemplating Recovery support groups that provide an opportunity to those contemplating some form of treatment for concerns related to eating, food and body image. This group provides a supportive forum within which members can explore issues including ambivalence about engaging in treatment, recovery, resources and treatment options and knowing when and how to take the next steps towards making change. Melainie Rogers, Founder and Director of BALANCE along with Clinical Director Dr. Capri Warchol and Admissions Director Danielle Levitine will be participating in leading the groups.The groups are open to individuals seeking help and to family and loved ones. No long-term commitment is required to attend these monthly groups and there is no charge.

Center For Discovery
Contact Name: Ashley Lynch
Email:
Website: http://supportinrecovery.com/

Support Group Name: Online Support Group for Adolescent Individuals in Recovery
Meeting Schedule: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at: 3 pm PST/4 pm MST/5 pm CST/6 pm EST
Register here prior to the meeting: https://discoverybh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpce6uqDkoH9Dql0n8aPinW4klnjOGcfz2#/registration
Notes: This clinician-led support group is open to individuals ages 17 and under who are in eating disorder recovery.

Support Group Name: Online Support Group for Individuals in Recovery
Meeting Schedule: 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month at: 5-6pm PST/6-7pm MST/7-8pm CST/8-9pm EST
Thursdays at: 1-2pm PST/2-3pm MST/3-4pm CST/4-5pm EST
Register here prior to the meeting:
Mondays: https://discoverybh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvdO2oqjgrE93leGOiOwK3YVPaT_WmcP3S#/registration
Thursdays:
https://discoverybh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItduCtqDsuHNwA_Uz_FvfJanaL5-zadQXH#/registration
Notes: This group is open to anyone who is currently in treatment, in recovery, or has not yet sought treatment for an eating disorder.

Support Group Name: Online Support Group for Loved Ones
Meeting Schedule: Second and fourth Wednesday of every month at: 5-6pm PST/6-7pm MST/ 7-8pm CST/8-9pm EST
Register here prior to the meeting: https://centerfordiscovery.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlcuCtqTsoGtONOPp_slP1wxtBljTe1ULK
Notes: This group is open to family and friends with a loved one in eating disorder treatment or recovery.

Support Group Name: Online Support Group for Community Meal Support
Meeting Schedule: Every Monday: 3pm PST/5pm CST/6pm EST
Register here prior to the meeting: https://discoverybh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtd-qvrD0iEtxjTFz1rLXkUF7p9M04ny-T#/registration
Notes: This group is open for the community to those who are seeking Meal Support.

Support Group Name: Online Support Group for Spanish-Speaking Individual in Recovery
Meeting Schedule: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month at: 6-7pm PST/7-8pm MST/8-9pm CST/9-10pm EST
Register here prior to the meeting: https://discoverybh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsde2urj4vEtehQd-jHUyiTCa6uQhLHL2T#/registration
Notes: This group is for Spanish-speaking individuals who are in eating disorder treatment, in recovery, or who have not yet sought treatment for an eating disorder. This group provides both psychoeducation and an open forum and answers any questions to help provide guidance.

Support Group Name: Online Support Group for Spanish-Speaking Loved Ones of Individuals in Eating Disorder Recovery
Meeting Schedule: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at the following times: 6-7pm PST/7-8pm MST/8-9pm CST/9-10pm EST
Register here prior to the meeting: https://discoverybh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckdOuvrjstHtxHnCAa0cXzxdiY-w9eq6wA#/registration
Notes: This Spanish-speaking group provides psychoeducation and is designed to help families and loved ones understand the recovery process of eating disorders and learn how to be supportive while taking care of themselves!

Support Group Name: Binge Eating Disorder Support Group
Meeting Schedule: Wednesdays: EAST: 5-6 PM PST | WEST: 6:30-7:30 PM PST
To join the EAST group (Wednesdays 5-6 PM PST): https://discoverybh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rcO-oqTwiHdL9PdTAr40ByhrhIKWHm4ht?_x_zm_rtaid=m0qsbT2ARi23c7UNo_5veg.1697661973869.2f62546d4053346e88516611aea8a729&_x_zm_rhtaid=778#/registration
To join the WEST group (Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM PST): https://discoverybh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ocO6rrz4vGdGcaBJYdUZBkGW5uHwQ506L?_x_zm_rtaid=m0qsbT2ARi23c7UNo_5veg.1697661973869.2f62546d4053346e88516611aea8a729&_x_zm_rhtaid=778#/registration

Diabulimia Helpline
Support Group Name: Diabulimia Awareness
Contact Name: Erin Akers
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DiabulimiaSupport/
Notes: Those struggling from the co-morbidity of diabetes and any eating disorder. Please visit: www.diabulimiahelpline.org for more information.

Duke
Contact Name: Chantal Gil
Email:
Website: https://eatingdisorders.dukehealth.org/

Support Group Name: Duke ARFID Teen Education Group
Meeting Location: Virtual through our community website. Members must first sign up for a free membership to our website and then they can register for a group. (https://eatingdisorders.dukehealth.org/)
Notes: Disgust and Gut Feelings: A curriculum intended to help teens with ARFID feel seen, understood, and activated.

Support Group Name: Duke ARFID Parent Education Group
Meeting Location: Virtual through our community website. Members must first sign up for a free membership to our website and then they can register for a group. (https://eatingdisorders.dukehealth.org/)
Notes: Parents and family members learn a playful curriculum for young children to help them find pleasure in somatic and sensory experiences.

Eating Disorders Anonymous
Support Group Name: Eating Disorders Anonymous
Email:
Website: http://www.EatingDisordersAnonymous.org
Notes: We have in-person meetings throughout the US and a few countries around the globe, as well as multiple online meetings per day via platforms such as Zoom and Discord.

ED Recovery & Empowerment Group
Support Group Name: ED Recovery & Empowerment Group
Contact Name: Lindsay Ronga
Email:
Website: https://www.outshininged.com/support

Eating Disorder Foundation
Contact Name: Dani Gilady
Phone: (303) 322-3373
Email:
Website: https://eatingdisorderfoundation.org/get-help/support-groups/support-group-schedule/
Notes: All groups below require registration, please visit the website to register.

Support Group Name: Virtual On Solid Ground Recovery Group
Meeting Schedule: 2nd & 4th Saturday of Each Month, 10:00am – 11:00am
Notes: This support group is ideal for individuals at least 18 years old who are in stable recovery, but desire a forum to discuss how the very temperament and intricate personality traits that align with their eating disorders sometimes continue to create new challenges in life. This group requires that participants be in solid recovery and behavior free for a minimum of 2 years.

Support Group Name: Virtual Support Group for Individuals 30+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder
Meeting Schedule: Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:30pm (MT)
Saturdays, 10:00 – 11:30am (MT)
Notes: This support group is ideal for individuals at least 30 years old who are struggling or in recovery from an eating disorder, disordered eating, or body image concerns. This is our most popular group and is first-come-first-served. Due to the high volume of people coming to our 30+ groups, we ask that members attend the Thursday group OR the Saturday group, not both. Our hope is that this will give more people the chance to attend. Please do consider our 18+ groups as well!

Support Group Name: Virtual Support Group for Individuals 18+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder
Meeting Schedule: Tuesdays, 12:30 – 1:30pm (MT)
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00pm (MT)
Wednesdays, 12:30 – 1:30pm (MT)
Fridays, 12:30 – 1:30pm (MT)
Notes: This support group is ideal for individuals at least 18 years old who are struggling or in recovery from an eating disorder, disordered eating, or body image concerns.

Support Group Name: Virtual Art Journaling Group
Meeting Schedule: Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30pm (MT)
Notes: Bring your own art supplies and “Create Your Story” through art journaling. It is your art journal and your time to express yourself through art in any way you choose. Hang out and make art in a relaxed, fun virtual environment with your fellow EDF members. Must be at least 18 years old to attend.

Support Group Name: Virtual Support Group for Family & Friends
Meeting Schedule: Monday, 12:30 – 2:00pm (MT)
Wednesdays, 5:00 – 7:00pm (MT)
Notes: This support group is ideal for family members and friends of individuals struggling or in recovery from an eating disorder. Join this group of parents, partners, siblings, and friends, and talk with someone who knows what you’re going through.

Support Group Name: Adolescent Support Group
Meeting Schedule: Fridays, 5:00pm – 6:00pm (MT)
Notes: This group is for ages 13-17, addressing body image, self-worth, social media impact, self-care and more. All genders are welcome. To register, a parent or guardian of the adolescent seeking support must contact us via phone or email (303-322-3373 or ).

Support Group Name: Virtual Support Group for LGBTQ+ Individuals 18+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder
Meeting Schedule: Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30pm (MT)
Notes: This support group is ideal for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and gender non-conforming individuals at least 18 years old to discuss struggles with disordered eating, body image, and identity.

Support Group Name: Virtual Support Group for Individuals 50+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder
Meeting Schedule: Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00pm (MT)
Notes: This support group is ideal for individuals at least 50 years old who are struggling or in recovery from an eating disorder, disordered eating, or body image concerns.

Support Group Name: Virtual Men’s Support Group
Meeting Schedule: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 6:00 – 7:00pm (MT)
Notes: This support group is ideal for those at least 18 years old identifying as male who are struggling or in recovery from an eating disorder, disordered eating, or body image concerns.

Eating Disorder Resource Center
Contact Name: Janice Bremis
Phone: (408) 356-1212
Email:
Website: www.edrcsv.org

Support Group Name: EDRC Body Image & ED Support Group
Meeting Schedule: Every Thursday, 6:30pm – 8pm PST
Notes: Currently meets ONLINE via Zoom ONLY; adults ages 18+. Please email to get the meeting login. Must use video and no eating during group.

Support Group Name: EDRC Family & Loved Ones Support Group
Meeting Schedule: Every Saturday, 9:30am – 11:00am PST
Notes: Currently meets ONLINE via Zoom ONLY; adults ages 18+. You will need to sign in for the meeting using the link below. Once you do, you will automatically receive an email with the link to join the meeting. You will only need to sign in before attending your first meeting and each subsequent one will use the same link. Here is the link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAldOutpjsuEty-US2h3zmFiSdxGxmDzZJm#/registration

Support Group Name: EDRC Body Image & ED Support Group
Meeting Schedule: Every Wednesday, 7:00pm – 8:30pm PST
Notes: Currently meets ONLINE via Zoom ONLY; adults ages 18+. You will need to sign in for the meeting using the link below. Once you do, you will automatically receive an email with the link to join the meeting. You will only need to sign in before attending your first meeting and each subsequent one will use the same link. Here is the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrce2gpzktEtWSe4A1Vlv7piDDk71n4fTD?_x_zm_rtaid=PM85M3w3TyebPlCthPboug.1692134679673.bf49a32d481954c2b4a017f759cfee7f&_x_zm_rhtaid=694#/registration

Eating Recovery Center
Support Group Name: ERC Eating Disorder Support Groups
Contact Name: Emma Boillotat
Email:
Website: https://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com/support-groups
Notes: Eating Recovery Center offers free, trained facilitator-led, support groups for those struggling with eating disorders (including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and other disordered eating issues). ERC also offers some support groups for families and community members. These support groups provide support, resources and education on eating disorder treatment and recovery.

Facebook Groups
Support Group Name: Body image/Eating Disorder Support for Women of All Ages
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/795803117543668/

Support Group Name: I am Worth Recovery
Contact Name: Isriah Landmesser
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/iamworthrecovery/

Farrington Specialty Centers
Support Group Name: Family and Loved Ones Support Group
Contact Name: Ashley Davis
Email:
Website: https://saxophone-vanilla-khrn.squarespace.com/support-groups
Meeting Schedule: 1st and 3rd Monday of Every Month: 6-7 PM EST
Notes: Our free family and loved ones support group is open to the public for all families, loved ones, and friends of individuals battling eating disorders. This bi-monthly group is clinician and family-led.

FFED
Support Group Name: Family & Friends of the Eating Disordered (FFED)
Contact Name: Marjie Ruth
Phone: (727) 244-9011
Email:
Meeting Schedule: Every other Thursday at 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Notes: Please email or text Marjie (727-244-9011) to ask questions about meeting dates, times, and other details.

Getting to Grow You Mental Health & Peer Support Group
Support Group Name: Getting to Grow You Mental Health & Peer Support Group
Contact Name: Ava Zimmerman
Email:
Meeting Schedule: Monday-Fridays from 7:00-8:00PM EST
Notes: We meet once a week for various topics per day out of the calendar month. Then, we schedule for a convenient week next month. Schedule is as follows –
Monday: Substance Abuse & Addiction
Tuesday: Anxiety & Panic Disorders
Wednesday: Break
Thursday: Depression/Self-harm/Grief
Friday: Eating Disorders
Saturday: Trauma
Within each group we hold time for ice breaker activities, mindfulness exercises, reconstruction of distortions, and support within the community. All ages and experiences are welcome. You are not required to share unless comfortable! Please contact for a link.

Hope Recovery
Email:
Website: http://www.hope4-recovery.org/

Support Group Name: Binge Eating, Abuse & Sexual Trauma (BET)
Meeting Schedule: This group meets at various times throughout the week and can be registered for on our website by going to our Support Program page: https://www.hope4-recovery.org/support-program
Notes: We provide support to survivors of abuse & sexual trauma who struggle with binge eating who are at least 18 years of age or older. Group members are limited to those who are survivors of abuse and sexual trauma. Groups are 1.5 hours weekly. We require cameras on Zoom to be on to participate.

Support Group Name: Abuse, Bulimia & Restrictive Eating Disorders (ARB)
Meeting Schedule: This group meets at various times throughout the week and can be registered for on our website by going to our Support Program page: https://www.hope4-recovery.org/support-program
Notes: This group provides support to survivors of abuse and sexual trauma who struggle with bulimia and restrictive eating disorders who are at least 18 years of age or older. Group members are limited to those who are survivors of abuse and sexual trauma. Groups are 1.5 hours weekly. We require cameras on Zoom to be on to participate.

MEDA
Website: https://www.medainc.org/events/

Support Group Name: MEDA: Support Group for Loved Ones
Meeting Schedule: Mondays from 6-7pm EST
Notes: This group is designed to help loved ones understand the recovery process and learn how to be supportive while taking care of themselves.

Support Group Name: MEDA: Drop In Support Group
Meeting Schedule: Tuesdays from 7-8pm EST and Thursdays from 12-1pm EST
Notes: For those struggling who are 18 years old and over.

Ophelia’s Place
Email:
Website: https://www.opheliasplace.org/support-services

Support Group Name: Every Body Matters Group with Ophelia’s Place
Meeting Schedule: Wednesday, 6pm-7pm EST
Meeting Location: Please reach out to for the link to join.
Notes: For folx ages 16+ and all genders are welcome.

Support Group Name: Moving Forward Group with Ophelia’s Place
Meeting Schedule: One on Thursday, 6:30pm EST; One on Thursday, 6:30pm MST
Meeting Location: (18+) folx can fill out the form to receive the link at: https://forms.monday.com/forms/e91235fd70aa2b80d80b192a20ee7218?r=use1
Notes: For adults 18+ and all genders are welcome.

Statewide


Alaska:

Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance
Support Group Name: Family & Friends Support Group
Contact Name: Evelyn Abello
Email:
Website: https://www.akeatingdisordersalliance.org/supportgroups
Meeting Schedule: 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:30-10:30am AK Time

California:

Support Group Name: Adult ARFID Group
Contact Name: Lauren Muhlheim
Phone: (323) 743-1122
Email:
Website: https://www.eatingdisordertherapyla.com/online-group-therapy-california/
Meeting Schedule: Thursdays from 5 to 6 pm PST
Notes: Group is virtual and open to adults in California with ARFID. Please contact to reserve a spot.

Iowa:

NAMI
Support Group Name: Never Alone
Contact Name: Jami Schadler
Email:
Website: https://www.namidubuque.org/
Meeting Schedule: 2nd Wednesday of each month: 5-6PM CST (youth,13 to 17); 6-7PM CST (18+)
Meeting Location: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85364854684
Notes: This group is for individuals who struggle with eating disorders. Please contact for more information.

Minnesota:

The Joy Project
Support Group Name: The Joy Project
Email:
Website: http://joyproject.org/
Meeting Schedule: Mondays from 6:30-8:00 PM CST
Notes: For link and password contact us at .

North Carolina:

Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders
Support Group Name: Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED) Virtual Adult Support Group
in Collaboration with Nutritious Thoughts
Email:
Website: crcfored.com/support-groups/
Meeting Schedule: Every Wednesday from 6-7 PM EST
Notes: Peer-led, facilitated by licensed therapists and dietitians, open to the public, and provided at no cost to attendees; Pro-recovery, gender-inclusive, 18+

Oregon:

A Better Way Counseling Center
Contact Name: David Leventer
Phone: (503) 226-9061
Website: http://www.abwcounseling.com/cgi-bin/abpage.pl?pgid=5

Support Group Name: Eating Disorders Support Group for Family, Friends & People with Eating Disorders
Meeting Schedule: 1st Friday of every month from 6-7 PM PST

Support Group Name: Support Group for People with Eating Disorders
Meeting Schedule: Tuesdays from 6-7 PM PST

South Carolina:

South Carolina Caregiver Connections
Support Group Name: Caregiver Connections in SC
Contact Name: Karen McMullen
Email:
Meeting Schedule: We meet monthly by Zoom on the fourth Monday from 7:30pm to 8:30pm.
Notes: South Carolina Caregiver Connections is a virtual and free support group for loved ones or caregivers of those impacted by eating disorders.

Washington:

Hello Life Eating Disorder Recovery Services
Support Group Name: Peer Led Eating Disorder Support Group
Contact Name: Shira Lile
Email:
Website: www.helloliferecovery.org
Notes: Our groups are now 100 percent virtual due to COVID-19, but still serving the Southwest Washington area (Longview, Washington and Cowlitz County, WA).

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