|National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: 1(800) 931-2237|
This helpline offers support Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can expect to receive support, information, referrals, and guidance about treatment options for with you or your loved one. There is also an option to send a text message in you are in crisis by texting NEDA to 741741; a trained volunteer from the Crisis Text Line will get in touch with you.
|Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association: 1(617) 558-1881|
This organization offers education, information, referrals to clinicians who specialize in eating disorders, support groups, and additional services for people with eating disorders in the New England area. It also offers information about nationwide treatment centers and is available between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday- Friday.
|Hopeline Network: 1(800) 442-4673|
This is a hotline dedicated to serving anyone in crisis by volunteers specifically trained in crisis intervention. You can talk to someone day or night about anything that’s troubling you, even if it’s not related to an eating disorder. You can also call if you need referrals to eating disorder treatment centers.
|Eating Disorder Hope|
Offers education, support, and inspiration to eating disorder sufferers and their loved ones.
|National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) Helpline: 1(800) 931-2237|
NEDA is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.
|Walden Eating Disorder Treatment|
Offers treatment programs for anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. They offer in-patient and outpatient treatment programs at multiple locations in MA.
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