More Resources on Eating Disorders and Eating

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.

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Sojourners Magazine April 2009
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