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The Center for Young Women's Health at Boston Children's Hospital recognizes the urgent need for education, clinical care, research and health care advocacy for adolescent girls and provides resources on a variety of female teen issues, including healthy eating and eating disorders. Understanding Eating Disorders: A Guide for Patients and Families is a PDF resource booklet from the Center For Young Women's Health.

The Center for Young Men’s Health at Boston Children’s provides health information for teen boys and young men, including articles about healthy eating, sports and nutrition, and handling stress and anxiety.

The Multiservice Eating Disorders Association is an eating disorders support network and resource for clients, loved ones, clinicians, educators and the general public and is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.

The National Eating Disorders Association is the largest not-for-profit organization in the United States providing information, newsletters and treatment referrals to people suffering from anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder or who are concerned with body image and weight issues.

The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders is a resource for eating disorder programs, support groups, education, prevention, advocacy and research.

The Massachusetts Medical Society provides patients and physicians with eating disorder resources.

The National Women's Health Information Center, a service of the Office on Women's Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a resource with current information on more than 800 topics, including eating disorders, affecting women's health today.

The Something Fishy” Website on Eating Disorders provides links, statistics, polls, research and in-depth information on eating disorders, including signs, causes, treatment and recovery.

Talking About Eating Disorders” is a PDF version of an interview with Sara Forman, MD, director of Boston Children’s Eating Disorders Program.