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Caregiver Resources


Supporting a loved one with an eating disorder can be challenging, but you're not alone. EDTFI provides a wealth of caregiver resources designed to empower you on this journey. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those affected by eating disorders.


National Alliance For Eating Disorders


Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association, Inc (MEDA)

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC)​​

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

The National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH)


Health At Every Size Health Sheets

Ellen Satter Institute


  • Life Without ED – Jenni Schaefer 

  • Goodbye ED, Hello Me – Jenni Schaefer

  • Sick Enough: A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders – Jennifer L. Gaudiani

  • 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder – Carolyn Costin

  • Fearing the Black Body – Sabrina Strings, PhD

  • When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder – Lauren Muhlheim, PsyD

  • Intuitive Eating – Elyse Resch & Evelyn Tribole

  • A Body Image Workbook for Every Body – Rachel Sellers & Mimi Cole

  • Body Kindness – Rebecca Scritchfield

  • Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture – Virginia Sole-Smith

  • Feed Yourself – Leslie Schilling

  • Gentle Nutrition – Rachael Hartley

  • Anti-Diet – Christy Harrison

  • No Period, Now What? – Nicola Rinaldi

  • Rising Strong – Brene Brown

  • Self-Compassion – Kristin Neff

  • The Body is Not an Apology – Sonya Renee Taylor

  • What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat – Aubrey Gordon


Often families may encounter a daunting dilemma when they recognize their child could greatly benefit from higher level of care, yet are hindered by lack of insurance coverage or insufficient coverage, preventing them from accessing the necessary support.​ Below are a few resources to help when finances are a barrier to treatment.

  • The Kristen Haglund Foundation

  • Project Heal

  • With All

  • Moonshadow's Spirit Organization

  • Rebecca's Eating Disorder foundation

  • Mary Rose Foundation

  • Manna Fund

*Please note that these resources are not vetted by EDTFI. EDTFI is not responsible for the content or outcome of any financial application or funding source provided.

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success” 

Henry Ford
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