Additional Resources

Eating Disorders

MEDA: “Our Mission: To HEAL, EDUCATE and EMPOWER our community to support the people, families and other community members impacted by eating disorders, to stop the spread of eating disorders through educational awareness and early detection, and to promote greater acceptance of all body types.” 

Alcohol and Drug Information

SMART Recovery (Self-Management And Recovery Training): Support program for people who have chosen to abstain, or are considering abstinence from any type of addictive behaviors.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Twelve-step program for people looking to cease use or maintain sobriety from alcohol. Several meetings are geared specifically for young people.

Marijuana Anonymous: Twelve-step program for people looking to cease use or maintain sobriety from marijuana. Offers several meeting options in person; via phone weekdays from 10 a.m - 11 a.m. EST (call 1-641-715-3650 and use PIN code 107678) and online

Narcotics Anonymous: Twelve-step program for any addict seeking recovery and sobriety.

Al-Anon and Alateen: Twelve-step program for family members and friends of alcoholics.

SAMSA's National Helpline: Helpline that provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish. 1-800-662-HELP (4357); TTY: 1-800-487-4889

For Survivors of Sexual Trauma

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network)

Cambridge Health Alliance Victims of Violence Services

Common Reactions to Violence and Trauma

The Three Stages of Trauma Recovery

BARRC