The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness: Referral Services

About This Service

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness operates the nation’s largest, most comprehensive, and only free referral database for all levels of eating disorder treatment, For more personalized information, individuals and loved ones can call our national toll-free helpline, 866-662-1235. The Alliance’s helpline is staffed by licensed and specialized therapists. Referrals for all levels of specialized eating disorder care may also be accessed by visiting or by downloading the findEDhelp app in the Apple or Google Play app stores.

Pricing Information

The Alliance’s helpline and referral website are completely free to utilize.

Privacy Information

As we do not provide any medical treatment, nor keep any medical records on findEDhelp, we do not fall under HIPPA regulations. Use of our interactive treatment search website ( is completely anonymous. We only retain the number of searches on the site and the sum data category information. There are no identifiers used on the site.


The Alliance For Eating Disorders Awareness Inc. (“AFEDA”) does not provide medical advice, diagnoses, or treatment.
The content of AFEDA’s websites ( & or mobile applications is for informational purposes only and is not meant to act as a substitute for medical attention and care from a medical professional. Always consult with your medical provider with any questions you may have regarding a physical or mental health condition.
While AFEDA may be sponsored by, or receive donations from, practitioners and treatment centers, AFEDA neither recommends or endorses any of the treatment centers or practitioners on its websites or mobile applications. While AFEDA will occasionally make efforts to provide the most accurate and up to date information available, it does not warrant the accuracy or validity of the information presented on its website, which is provided from the practitioners and treatment centers themselves. Reliance on any information provided by AFEDA, its employees or volunteers, its websites, or mobile applications is solely at your own risk. Use of the AFEDA websites or mobile applications does not create any legal or medical relationship between you and AFEDA in any way. By proceeding and accessing the information contained in the AFEDA websites or mobile applications, you unconditionally agree to release and indemnify AFEDA from any liability, and to reimburse AFEDA for any expenses incurred in defending the same, resulting from your use of the AFEDA websites or mobile applications.