National Resources

Hotlines, helplines, and national information sources


Eating Disorder Hope

This website, sponsored by various eating disorder treatment centers, offers information on education and awareness, treatment centers, recovery tools and support, and a frequently updated recovery blog.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

This website has information about eating disorders, stories of recovery hope and links to recovery forums, and information about relapse prevention. The site itself has an extensive resources page with hundreds of links.  

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Click above to visit their website or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to access their 24-hour support line for people who are in crisis or want assistance finding professional support or support groups. The Lifeline is a network of 166 crisis centers in 49 states.

National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

This website includes information on free support groups all over the country as well as an eating disorders helpline and true inspirational recovery stories.



This nonprofit guide to mental health and wellbeing features many articles on eating disorders, including tips and strategies for overcoming eating disorders as well as advice for parents, family members and friends.


About-Face is an organization that equips women and girls with tools to understand and resist harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image. Sections such as their “Gallery of Offenders” bring awareness to media messages which may be harmful for body image and self-esteem.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

Information on anxiety disorders and depression as well as facts and statistics, suicide prevention, ways to find help, and personal stories about living with anxiety and depression.

NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health)

Information on various mental health diagnoses, including eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, and OCD.


BPD Family is the leading online support group for the family members of individuals suffering from Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and other personality and impulse disorders.

BPD Central

BPD Central is one of the longest-established, popular, and largest sites about BPD. 



Ryan's Story

"This site is dedicated to the memory of our son and for all children suffering from the pain of being bullied and feeling depressed too.  We pray this site will encourage them to seek help and not lose hope.  We invite schools to let us share his story to inspire change in the hearts and minds of bullies and bystanders and those suffering from depression in making a irreversible tragic mistake."

-  John and Kelly Halligan, Ryan’s parents

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Host of "Your Photo Fate" Project. Internet safety and information about what happens when you share and interact online. Resources for teens, parents, schools, etc.