Eating Disorders

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Eating Disorders 

On-Campus Resources

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.

Habif Health and Wellness Center

  • Office Phone: 314-935-6666
  • Office Hours: MTTF from 8 am to 5 pm, Wednesdays from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Pharmacy Phone: 314-935-6662
  • Pharmacy Hours: MTTF from 8:30 am to 5 pm, Wednesdays from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Note: unable to accommodate walk-in appointments, masks required
  • Services:
    • Mental Health Services
      • Contact information
      • Individual counseling both in-person and via Zoom
        • 9 appointments free
        • Another 6 with a copay
          • Counseling Intake Process
            • 25 minute consultation Zoom call with a mental health services counselor to assess the caller’s needs and pair them with an appropriate counselor
            • Can schedule via office phone number or SHS portal
            • The day of the meeting, fill out brief assessment form to help the counselor better understand how you are doing that day
      • Couples counseling also available
        • Spouse or partner does not need to be affiliated with the University
      • Group therapy
        • Group therapies for LGBTQIA+and/or questioning individuals, Mandarin speakers, international students, graduate students, dissertation support, loss, and abusive/toxic families (list changes by semester)
        • Coordinator: Kristin Miserocchi ( 
      • WashU Recovery Group
        • For students who have struggled with alcohol and/or drug use
        • Led by Hannah Jayne, contact:
      • Psychiatry and medication services
        • Cannot provide ADHD treatment
      • Referral services & assistance finding off-campus providers
      • Let’s Talk: 
        • Free confidential consultations for all full-time Washington University students
        • Virtual 15-20 min drop-in sessions with counselors through Zoom, available throughout the week
      • Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)
        • Interactive mental health platform featuring mindfulness and wellness skills


National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

  • Website: NEDA
  • Helpline: 800-931-2237
  • Online chat available
  •  Services:
    • Online chat option (found at
      • Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm CST, Fridays from 8 am to 4 pm CST
    • Call helpline option (helpline # above)
      • Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm CST, Fridays from 10 am to 4 pm CST
    • Textlines (helpline # above)
      • Monday to Thursday from 2 pm to 5 pm CST, Fridays from 12 pm to 4 pm CST
      • For 24/7 support, text NEDA to 741741 to be redirected to Crisis Text Line
    • Offers support, resources, and treatment options

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

  • Website: ANAD
  • Helpline: 630-577-1330
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 9 pm CST.
  • Email:
  • Services:
    • Free helpline to provide emotional support and referrals
      • Closed on holidays
    • Eating Disorder Peer Support Groups
      • Weekly meetings for 75 minutes over Zoom
      • Capped at 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis
      • Led by trained volunteers with lived experience of eating disorder recovery
      • Many options based on different times and identities
    • Recovery mentorship
      • One hour of peer support every week via phone or video conferencing for a total of six months
      • Eligibility based on being in outpatient care, ability to get agreement from therapist that they are a good fit for the program, and living in the US
    • Treatment directory

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.

Off-Campus Resources

McCallum Place

  • Website: McCallum Place
  • Phone: 855-822-0328
  • Location: 231 W. Lockwood Ave., Suite 201, St. Louis, MO 
  • Services:
    • Eating disorder treatment center for ages 10 and up
    • Adult and adolescent residential program
    • Adult and adolescent partial hospitalization program
    • Specialized care for athletes
    • Offers family-based eating disorder therapy, mindfulness focused therapy, animal assisted therapy, and more related options

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.

St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute

  • Phone #: 314-289-9411
  • Location: 1129 Macklind Ave. Saint Louis, MO 63110
  • Services:
    • Specialty programs
      • Center for OCD and Anxiety-Related Disorders
      • Eating Disorders Program
        • Free screening available when you call 636-534-6071
        • Outpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, orthorexia, other specified feeding or eating disorder, body image disorders, emotional overeating, and more 
      • Gender Affirming Program
      • Psychology & Religion Program
    • Behavioral health services for depression, ADHD, grief, stress, and more


  • 24/7 Phone #: 866-512-1770
  • Services:
    • 24/7 chat and phone line to speak with an admissions counselor
      • Residential treatment (24 hour care)
        • 2 sessions with therapist each week
        • 2 nutritional counseling sessions each week
        • Weekend outings
        • 5-6 group sessions each day
        • 1 psychiatry session each week
      • Day treatment
        • Up to 8 hours of programming each day
        • Supervised meals and snacks

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