“It’s been a long long process but I feel like I have finally found what life is again.”  - Lexi, a former client

free Support groups

Held at The Center the first and third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm. No registration required. Just show up!
More info HERE

Understanding ED

Eating Disorders from the Inside Out  |  A TEDx Columbus presentation by Laura Hill, PhD

Woodburning Stove PDF/ Woodburning Stove Audio|  A metaphor about metabolism

FED Manual |  A manual based on our FED (Family Eating Disorders) Program that includes feedback from clients and families about what does and does not work when supporting someone with an eating disorder.

What's Up with ED? |  Interactive Game of ED Facts

Audio Files from Family Eating Disorders (FED) Manual

Positive Affirmation

Proud2BMe  |  Proud2BMe is an online community created by and for teens, with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight

Resource Links

About Face  |  Equipping women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image

Academy for Eating Disorders  |  A global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment and prevention

Circum Mensam  |  Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh, MS, helping families and organizations work together toward better eating disorder recoveries and resilient families; includes New Plates podcast

Dove Real Beauty  |  The vision of a world where beauty is a source of confidence, and not anxiety

Eating Disorders 101 |  An introduction to understanding the biology of eating disorders and implications for more effective treatment, as prepared by UCSD Eating Disorders Center

Eating Disorder Hope  |  Promotes ending eating disordered behavior, embracing life and pursuing recovery

Eating Disorder Recovery for Adults |  Tabitha Farrar offers blog, articles and podcast to help parents, spouses friends and individuals who have an eating disorder

F.E.A.S.T. for Families  |  F.E.A.S.T. is an international organization of and for parents and caregivers to help loved ones recover from eating disorders

Gurze Eating Disorder Publications  |  Specializing in eating disorders publications and education

Healthy Weight Journal: Research, News, and Commentary Across the Spectrum  |  Connection to the latest research on obesity, eating disorders, weight and eating issues

Laura's Soap Box  |  Blog of activist writer Linda Collins

Maudsley Parents  |  Created in 2006 by parents who helped their children recover with family-based treatment                                                                    

National Eating Disorder Association  |  NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care

National Institute of Mental Health  |  Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses       

Operation Beautiful  |  The goal of the Operation Beautiful website is to end negative self-talk

SHAIRE Model |  Tools and information for Family Members who have Loved Ones struggling with eating disorder