About This Service
The Alliance is the only national organization to offer free, weekly, therapist-led support groups for adults experiencing/recovering from eating disorders, as well as for their loved ones. The Alliance offers in-person support groups located in local cities across the nation, as well as virtual support groups (all in-person groups are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic). All Alliance support groups are free to attend and are facilitated by licensed therapists who are specialized in the treatment of eating disorders, to ensure the groups’ safety is maintained. *Pre-registration is required.*
The Alliance’s Pro-Recovery support groups are open to individuals, ages 18+, who are experiencing and/or are on the journey to recovery from an eating disorder. They are held on:
- Monday evenings, 7:00-8:30pm EST | 4:00-5:30pm PST (Register here: https://bit.ly/AEDA_PR_Mondays)
- LGBTQ+ Specific Group: Wednesday evenings, 7:00-8:30pm EST | 4:00-5:30pm PST (Register here: https://bit.ly/AEDA_LGBTQ_Wednesdays).
- Saturday mornings, 11:00am-12:30pm EST | 8:00-9:30am PST (Register here: https://bit.ly/AEDA_PR_Saturdays)
The Alliance’s Friends & Family support group is open to loved ones of individuals who are experiencing and/or on the journey from eating disorders. It is held on:
- Wednesday evenings, 7:00-8:30pm EST | 4:00-5:30pm PST (Register here: https://bit.ly/AEDA_FF_Wednesdays)
The Alliance’s Mom2Mom support group is open to moms of individuals who are experiencing eating disorders, or who have passed away as a result of an eating disorder. It is held on:
- Tuesday afternoons, 4:00-5:30pm EST | 1:00-2:30pm PST (to register, email [email protected])
The Alliance’s support groups are free to attend.
By completing the registration form, you agree to receive periodic emails from The Alliance. Your information will not be shared.
For and in consideration of allowing me to participate in a virtual eating disorders support group hosted by The Alliance, I, for myself, and on behalf of my spouse, children, parents, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby agree to and make the following contractual representations:
I understand and acknowledge that this activity is not therapy nor a therapeutic group, and that no client/therapist relationship is formed by my participation.
The information provided to me is educational only and does not constitute the provision of medical, psychological or other professional health care treatment services.
In exchange for allowing me to participate, I hereby waive and covenant not to sue, and further agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless, The Alliance and its officers, directors, employees, contractors, and volunteers (collectively, the “Waived Parties”), from any and all liability, claim(s), demand(s), cause(s) of action, damage(s), loss or expense, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees of any kind or nature whatsoever (together and separately, “Liability”) which may arise out of, result from, or relate to my participation. I further agree that if, despite this Agreement, I, or anyone on my behalf, make a claim for Liability against any of the Waived Parties, I will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Waived Parties from any such Liability which may be incurred as a result of such a claim that I might have against the Waived Parties or anyone associated with the virtual support groups.
I agree that I will not share the meeting login information or link with anyone, that I will not allow anyone to share my meeting connection without their individual registration per this page, and will be solely responsible for any breach of these covenants.