Web Resources

FEAST Family Guide Series  (printable booklets)

Around the Dinner Table   online peer support for carers 24/7. Go here to   find out more

Feed Your Instinct   (aka FYI). An interactive tool designed to support parents of children and young people experiencing different types of eating problems. It contains a useful checklist for anyone concerned their child may be developing an unhealthy relationship with food, weight or their body.

ROAR Reach Out and Recover      is an interactive resource, developed for adults who have eating and body concerns and/or who may be at risk of developing an eating disorder

Eating Disorder Recovery for Adults   . Tabitha Farrar recovered fully after battling an eating disorder for over ten years. She is now dedicated to helping others (sufferers and their families) to learn as much as they can in order to recover

Recommended websites

www.feast-ed.org

https://www.mirror-mirror.org/treating-eating-disorders.htm  

http://www.aedweb.org/index.php

http://eatingdisorders.ucsd.edu

http://www.maudsleyparents.org

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk 

http://ceed.org.au

http://www.nedc.com.au

http://www.anorexiafamily.com

Eva Musby Getting Your Child to Eat  

The Diary Healer June Alexander 

Link to a variety of resources on the topic of "parents are not to blame for eating disorders"   http://feast-ed.site-ym.com/default.asp?page=ParentsNOTtoBlame

 

Friends and family - how you can help

http://ucsdeatingdisorders.tumblr.com/post/113180794943/q-my-friends-child-was-just-diagnosed-with-an


FBT (Family-Based Therapy)

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/blog/why-your-teen-probably-won%E2%80%99t-want-do-fbt-and-why-you-should-feel-free-do-it-anyway  

 

Diabetes and Eating Disorders

http://www.deda.org.nz

DEDA provides easily accessible information on all things related to diabetes and eating disorders for you, your loved ones, and your health care providers. Receive support and non-medical advice from others in the same boat. DEDA is dedicated to advocating for improved services and working along side health providers to ensure you are getting the best possible treatment.

 

Binge Eating Disorder BED

http://foodaddicts.org

http://www.appetiteforlife.org.nz

http://www.bedaonline.com

http://bingebehavior.com

 

Men and Boys

www.mengetedstoo.com

http://namedinc.org

https://www.facebook.com/IChoseToLive

MentorCONNECT Presents Making a Full Recovery as a Male with Anorexia - a Teleconference with Dan Moore    http://02d3b61.netsolhost.com/MCTeleconferences/2014/DanMooreTCFINAL_1082014.mp3

 

Adults & Adult Children

Good link families with university-bound kids may find helpful   http://www.mirror-mirror.org/college-contract.htm

R.A.V.E.S   http://recoveryresources.com.au/recovery-resources/eating/raves/   Using the acronym RAVES - this is a simple, yet effective guide that can be used to support patients in adopting a more positive relationship with food. If patients haven't reached all these goals then caregivers need to remain vigilant and mobilized.

Tips for offering support to your adult child in eating disorder treatment  https://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com/blog/2015/11/20/offering-support-to-your-adult-child-in-eating-disorder-treatment-by-meredith-thomas/

The myth of motivation in adolescent eating disorder recovery   https://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com/blog/2015/11/30/the-myth-of-motivation-in-adolescent-eating-disorder-recovery/

   

Eating Disorders and Substance abuse

CMC Centre For Motivation and Change   

http://eatingdisorder.org/treatment-and-support/specialized-treatment-tracks/substance-abuse/

http://shadesofhope.com

 

Parent Advocates 

Laura Collins "My daughter does not want to recover from her eating disorder"  http://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/eatingdisorderrecovery/2010/05/my-daughter-does-not-want-to-recover-from-her-eating-disorder/

 

Orthorexia Nervosa

https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/orthorexia-nervosa

  

 

Eating Disorders & Pregnancy

http://www.anred.com/pg.html

 

International Treatment Programmes

University of California San Diego 1 week intensive treatment programme teaching individuals and their families FBT.  http://eatingdisorders.ucsd.edu/patient/ift.shtml

Pilot Study   http://www.slam.nhs.uk/media/news/slam-launches-innovative-new-pilot-for-eating-disorders

 

For Health Professionals

AED Report 2012 Critical Points for Early Recognition and Medical Risk Management in the Care if individuals with Eating Disorders  http://www.aedweb.org/web/downloads/Guide-English.pdf

http://www.anzaed.org.au

 

Research

Dr Cynthia Bulik, Gentics and Epigenetics of Eating Disorders  www.researchgate.net/profile/Cynthia_Bulik/publication/260890626_Genetics_and_Epigenetics_of_Eating_Disorders/links/55c2502808aeb975673e40f2.pdf?inViewer=0&pdfJsDownload=0&origin=publication_detail

Bulimia FBT study  http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2015/09/for-teens-with-bulimia-family-based-therapy-works-best.html

Article in Psychiatric Times, Walter Kaye   http://eatingdisorders.ucsd.edu/ed101/pdfs/PsychiatricTimesANJan08.pdf

Hypermetabolism in Anorexia Nervosa I Science Of Eating Disorders   http://www.scienceofeds.org/2014/05/07/hypermetabolism-in-anorexia-nervosa/

Paying the Price "The Butterfly Report" The Economic and Social Impact of Eating Disorders in Australia  http://thebutterflyfoundation.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Butterfly_Report.pdf

Article in Psychiatric Times   http://eatingdisorders.ucsd.edu/ed101/pdfs/PsychiatricTimesANJan08.pdf

Early weight gain predicts outcome for GPs   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/eat.22221/abstract

Walter Kaye pod cast   http://www.mentorconnect-ed.org/mcteleconferencepodcasts/

 

Good Blogs

Julie Otoole, Kartini Clinic   http://www.kartiniclinic.com/blog/

Dr Sarah Ravin   http://www.blog.drsarahravin.com

June Alexander   http://www.junealexander.com/blog/

The Ten Pound Blog   http://thetenpoundblog.com/2014/07/22/10-things-i-would-like-every-therapist-to-know-about-eating-disorders/

Columbia Centre For Eating Disorders   http://thefeedblog.com/2014/04/28/call-it-as-you-see-it-advice-to-parents/

Tabitha Farrar - Triggers   http://tabithafarrar.com/2016/04/can-separate-triggers-eating-disorder/

 

Tips for young people, resource for schools

http://www.nedc.com.au/files/Resources/Young%20people%20resource.pdf

Co morbidities, dual diagnosis,Eating Disorders, Anxiety and Depression – understanding co morbidity  https://www.bspg.com.au/dam/bsg/product?client=BEYONDBLUE&prodid=BL/0700&type=file

 

Other Good Articles

Carrie Arnold - Is Anorexia a cultural  disease? http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2012/09/what_causes_anorexia_and_bulimia_new_eating_disorder_research_says_it_s_not_a_cultural_disease_.2.html

 

Medication 

Guest Post by Dr. Julie O'Toole

http://letsfeast.feast-ed.org/2014/05/guest-post-by-dr-julie-otoole.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+feast-ed%2FiHgT+%28Let%27s+FEAST%29

 

STARSHIP parent guide    http://www.adhb.govt.nz/starshipclinicalguidelines/_Documents/Anorexia%20-%20Booklet.pdf

 

Peer Recovery Websites 

Self care websites (recommended to be used alongside GP monitoring, not as a replacement for evidence-based treatment)

http://www.bulimiahelp.org/

http://aspire-network.blogspot.co.nz/2014/02/welcome-to-aspire.html

http://www.mirror-mirror.org

http://www.mentorconnect-ed.org

www.thebutterflyfoundation.org.au

http://www.b-eat.co.uk     

 

Media: Radio Interviews, Podcasts

Tabitha Farrar talks with an 11-year-old boy about his diagnosis of anorexia, his recovery journey, and his desire and motivation to get well. 
https://eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.podbean.com/e/recovery-stories-11-years-old-and-pushing-for-recovery/

Article on Stuff May 31st 2016: Whangarei mother and daughter who fought back from anorexia   http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/northland/80461030/whangarei-mothers-experience-drives-eating-disorder-support-group

Edanz interview on National radio Sunday 4  th  May 2014   http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/sunday/audio/2594631/dealing-with-eating-disorders

BBC interview with Bryan Lask, a renowned British  ED Specialist Dr/Professor- start at minute 19.28  http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio4/medmatters/medmatters_20131008-2130a.mp3

Article in NZ Listener, August 2013   http://www.listener.co.nz/current-affairs/fear-of-food/

Article on Stuff July 2013   http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/8974708/Children-struggling-with-eating-disorders

ABC interview with Dr Sloane Madden Childrens Hospital Westmead Sydney – 2 week intensive family live in programme.  http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2012/s3571413.htm