In What to Do If Someone at Your Church Has an Eating Disorder, from the God's Politics blog, Nicole Saylor offers eight steps to responding to this challenging situation in a healing way.
The National Eating Disorders Association offers a host of online resources, including toolkits for parents and educators. They also have an information and referral helpline at 1-800-931-2237 (weekdays, 8:30-4:30 Pacific Standard Time).
Something Fishy is a Web site that offers a moderated pro-recovery online bulletin board, plus wealth of information about eating disorders – “definitions, signs and symptoms, physical dangers, treatment finder,” and more.
The True Campaign aims to challenge, from a Christian perspective, our culture’s message that women’s identity and beauty are based in their bodies, rather than in relationship with God. Resources include relevant Bible verses, printable “true-ism” cards, and articles for further reading.