Resources

Animal Assisted Psychotherapy Sites

EAGALA – Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association
Pet Partners – The organization that certifies animals for therapy.

Government Sites

National Institutes of Health – Important information on all facets of health.
National Institutes of Mental Health – The NIH site on mental health.

Organization Sites

www.aedweb.org – The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) is a professional organization that provides training and education to clinicians and dedicates itself to improving the research, treatment and prevention of eating disorders.

www.anad.org – National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Related Disorders (ANAD) provides information, referrals, education, and support groups regarding eating disorders.

www.bulimia.com – Sponsored by Gurze Books, this website is both a bookstore and a resource for information about eating disorders.

www.eatingdisorderscoalition.org – The Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy and Action advocates at the federal level for the recognition of eating disorders as a major public health problem.

www.healthyweight.net – The Healthy Weight Network provides up-to date information on eating and weight research and diet quackery, and promotes the Health At Every Size movement.

www.iaedp.com – The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals provides education and training to professionals.

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org – The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest national organization providing educational materials and referral information, sponsoring the annual Eating Disorders Awareness Week, offering educational programs and materials. A great resource for both the public and professionals.