National Eating Disorders Association

NEDA Network Virtual Support Groups

The NEDA Network is a partnership between NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) and other mission-aligned organizations dedicated to advancing the field of eating disorders and building a community of support and hope. With nearly 20 member organizations, the NEDA Network provides a unified voice in the fight against eating disorders.

The following is a list of virtual support group options offered by some of these Network organizations (sorted by time zone). This information has been supplied by the nonprofits and compiled as a resource as of 3.24.20 at 2pm eastern time.

Alaska Time

Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance

Family and loved ones

Third Saturdays of the month - 1:30-3pm

FREE

Contact: [email protected]

 

Mountain Time

The Eating Disorder Foundation

Free virtual support groups for people struggling with eating disorders, disordered eating, or body image and their friends and families

Support Group for Family & Friends

Monday, 12:30-1:30pm 

Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00pm 

 

Individuals 18+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder

Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30pm MT & 6:00-7:30pm 

Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30pm 

Thursdays, 12:30-1:30pm 

 

LGBTQ+ Individuals 18+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm 

 

Art Journaling for Individuals 18+

Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm 

 

Virtual Lunch Hangout with EDF Staff

Fridays, 12:30-1:30pm 

 

Adolescents 13-17

Fridays, 5:00-6:00pm 

 

Individuals 30+ Struggling with an Eating Disorder

Saturdays, 10:00-11:30am 

Info: https://www.eatingdisorderfoundation.org/support-groups

 

Ophelia's Place

Adults with eating disorders

Thursdays - 6:30pm

FREE

Info: https://www.opheliasplace.org/support-services

 

Central Time

Beyond Rules Recovery

Virtual groups worldwide for adults. Education and workshops for the parents, clinicians, schools, and the community.

To inquire please fill out our consult form:

https://www.beyondrulesrecovery.org/ 

 

Eastern Time

Ophelia's Place

Adults with eating disorders

Thursdays - 5:45pm ET

FREE

Info: https://www.opheliasplace.org/support-services

 

Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders

A collaborative virtual support group in partnership with Nutritious Thoughts

Peer-led, clinician facilitated, 18+, pro-recovery, gender-inclusive, open to the public, and provided at no cost to attendees

Wednesdays - 6-7pm ET

Reserve spot and get link through [email protected] 

 

The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA)

Support group for loved ones

Every other Monday - 6:00 pm

FREE

 

Drop in support group

Tuesdays - 7pm

Thursdays - 12pm 

FREE

Info: www.medainc.org/events 

 

Instagram Live Q&A

Mondays - 8:00 pm 

@RecoverwithMEDA on Instagram

 

Instagram Live Recovery Conversations with special guests

8pm 

@RecoverwithMEDA on Instagram

 

EmbodiED for Binge Eating Disorder

Wednesdays - 6pm - registration required

$30/group

(Scholarships are available for all MEDA groups)

Info: https://www.medainc.org/services/heal/medas-recovery-groups/

 

Rock Recovery

Breaking Bread Meal Support Group

A weekly, two-hour clinical group that includes a clinician-supported dinner and group processing.

Open to residents of Maryland, Virginia and DC only, we offer three groups that meet on a weekly basis:

  • Sunday evenings from 5:30 - 7:30 PM (virtual, VA residents only)
  • Monday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30 PM (in-person, Arlington, VA)
  • Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30 PM (virtual; DC, MD & VA residents)
  • Wednesday afternoons from 12:15 - 1:15 PM (virtual; DC, MD & VA residents)

Cost starts at $105 per week (sliding scale financial support is available)

Adults, 18+

Info: https://rockrecoveryed.org/breaking-bread-therapy-group/

 

Bridge to Life Body Image Therapy Group (Teens and Adults)

A weekly 90-minute process group for those who want to develop a healthier view of themselves and deepen their understanding of how emotions are connected to disordered eating and self-image.

Open to residents of Maryland, Virginia and DC only, we offer three groups that meet weekly on Tuesdays:

  • In-person Bridge to Life meets from 6:30 - 8:00 PM (Arlington, VA; Adults 18+)
  • Teen Bridge to Life meets from 4:15 - 5:30 PM (Arlington, VA; Teens, ages 14 - 18 years)
  • Virtual Bridge to Life meets from 6:30 - 8:00 PM on Zoom (VA residents, Adults 18+)

Cost starts at $75 per week (sliding scale financial support is available)

Teen group, ages 14 - 18 years

Adult groups, ages 18+

Info: https://rockrecoveryed.org/bridge-to-life-therapy-group/

 

Set Free Faith-based Recovery Group

A weekly, one hour process group to help clients navigate their faith and how it impacts and relates to the recovery process.

Open to individuals nationwide, this group meets weekly on Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:00 AM or 10:00 - 11:00 AM EST (virtual on Zoom).

$50 per month (sliding scale rates available)

Adolescents and adults, 15+

Info: https://www.rockrecoveryed.org/set-free-support-group

 

Parents & Loved One Prayer Group

A weekly, one hour support group to help parents and loved ones connect with others who are on similar journeys and engage their faith to find hope in the recovery journey.

Open to individuals nationwide, this group meets weekly on the first Tuesday of each month from 7 - 8 PM EST (virtual on Zoom).

FREE

Open to anyone supporting a loved one in recovery from an eating disorder

Info: https://rockrecoveryed.org/parents-loved-ones-support-group/

 

Pacific Time

Rock Recovery

Set Free Faith-based Recovery Group

In this 60-minute group, clients will have the opportunity to discuss their faith and how it impacts and relates to the recovery process.

Open to individuals nationwide, this group meets weekly on Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:00 AM PST (virtual on Zoom).

$50 per month (sliding scale rates available)

Adolescents and adults, 15+  

Info: https://rockrecoveryed.org/faith-based-recovery-group/