Eating Disorders

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Eating Disorders 

Counseling and Support Groups

Student Health Services: Eating Disorders Team

  • Website: SHS Eating Disorders Team
  • Number: 314-935-6666
  • The Student Health Services eating disorders team includes professionals who have particular experience and interest in this area. The initial appointment is usually with a counselor, then recommendations are given for further treatment options. In addition, SHS hosts support groups on campus for these topics.
  • For information on how to make an appointment at Student Health Services, please reference Student Health Services under Wash U Campus Resources.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

  • Website: NEDA
  • Number: 800-931-2237
  • Helpline available: M-Th 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-5pm 
  • Online chat available
  •  NEDA provides information and referral helpline, support groups, educational materials, toolkits, online screening, and more.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

  • Website: ANAD
  • Helpline: 630-577-1330
    • is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Time.
  • Email:
  • ANAD services include a helpline, online support forums and information, a referral list, support group information, educational materials, and other services.

Overeaters Anonymous

  • Website: Overeaters Anonymous
  • Number: 505-891-2664 (information and referrals to local chapters)
  • Overeaters Anonymous provides information, referrals, and confidential support groups for people at any degree of disordered eating habits. The programs are based on a 12 step self-help method with sponsors available upon request. Local support groups can be found on the website.

McCallum Place

  • Website: McCallum Place
  • Toll-free number: 800-828-8158
  • Location: 231 W. Lockwood Ave., Suite 201, St. Louis, MO 
  • McCallum Place is an eating disorder treatment center that uses a combination of psychological, medical and nutritional therapies to help patients. Various levels of care are provided, including an open support group.  The website also includes resources and a referral list.

Project Know

  • Website: Project Know
  • Number: 1-877-453-4127
  • Project Know offers serves as a database of resources for those struggling with disordered eating or other addictions. This website offers information about the various types of eating disorders, and also provides information about services and other resources that can be found nearby.

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