The Joint Action for Mental Health and Well-being (JA MH-WB), launched in 2013, aims at building a framework for action in mental health policy at the European level and builds on previous work developed under the European Pact for Mental Health and Well-being. The objective of the JA MH-WB is to contribute to the promotion of mental health and well-being, the prevention of mental disorders and the improvement of care and social inclusion of people with mental disorders in Europe.
Adapt is a voluntary organisation established in January 2000 to increase knowledge and a greater understanding of eating distress in the community (Northern Ireland); to provide help and support to people with eating disorders, their families and friends; and to lobby local and regional organisations and advocate on behalf of sufferers and carers of eating distress.
Educational information for parents and friends about warning signs, dangers and consequences of eating disorders. Also success stories and recommended reading. Based in the United States.
Website of the eating disorders association in the United Kingdom. For general information on all aspects of eating disorders. Also contains a section specifically for younger people.
A holistic and spiritual approach encouraging freedom from obsession with food and weight.
Eating Disorder Association of Northern Ireland provided support and information about eating disorders across Northern Ireland. We support anyone living with an eating disorder as well as their families and friends.
This is the site of Gurze Books, specialists in eating disorders publications. Contains an online catalogue of over 200 books and other resources. It also provides extensive general information and links. Very helpful for searching for publications and getting further access to information.
Koli, the Jerusalem Center for Recovery from Eating Disorders, provides group therapy and meal support for women and men from the age of 18. Koli means “my voice” in Hebrew. It enables people who suffer from eating disorders – or who simply wish to improve their relationship with food – to be heard and to be helped. Lead by Dr Rachel Bachner-Melman and a team of top professionals, and situated at Ramat Rachel Kibbutz on the outskirts of Jerusalem, Koli helps its clients to improve their quality of life by healing their connection with food, body, self and others.
Eating disorders are often misunderstood, misdiagnosed, and might be kept a secret. This in-depth guide explains what eating disorders are, how to spot the signs among peers, and what treatment are available for those experiencing a disorder. Other key elements of the guide include: - An extensive interview with expert Scott Carroll, Director of Psychiatric Consultation Services at the University of New Mexico Children's Hospital - A comprehensive overview of the most common types of eating disorders - An in-depth look at eating disorders among college students
Provides general information and a guide to getting help. Good for younger people.
NEDC is a collaboration of people and organisations with an expertise and/or interest in eating disorders. Our purpose is to develop a nationally consistent, evidence-based approach to the prevention and management of eating disorders in Australia.
NEDA (United States) Provides extensive information on eating disorders including many downloadable resources. Section for parents, educators, professionals.
The SEL Resource Finder is designed as a “one-stop” site for educators and anyone who works with children and youth to learn about how to foster social-emotional learning (SEL) and mental well-being in any educational setting. As research and practice continue to build a strong case for the value and necessity of SEL and mental health for academic and life success, it becomes important to recognize the many different ways to promote SEL and create safe, respectful, and caring learning environments that maximize potential and optimize well-being in the next generation.
Very comprehensive. Lots of general information, signs and symptoms. Includes chat rooms. Advocates itself as pro-recovery and doesn't allow any information about diets, weight loss tips or even pictures to be exchanged.
The Information Hub is a dedicated resource website provided by Genio which brings together publications, multimedia and events for anyone with an interest in disability, mental health or dementia.