If you or someone you know is suffering from an eating disorder, here are some sites to go to for more information about the disease.
Academy for Eating Disorders This professional organization focuses on anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and other related disorders.
American Obesity Association The site provides information about obesity and how to prevent it.
Anna Westin Foundation When Anna Westin committed suicide at age 21 after battling anorexia for five years, her family started this advocacy group for people with eating disorders.
Eating Disorders Anonymous Here is information about local EDA support group meetings.
Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee This organization provides information, resources and referrals in the Tennessee area.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center This site has a searchable database of eating disorder treatment professionals.
National Eating Disorders Screening Program This program raises awareness and educates people about eating disorders.
Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action This group advocates at the federal level.
To find out more about the HBO documentary, "Thin," click here.