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Support Groups

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners: FREE

Mondays and Thursdays at 3:30pm. No experience necessary. Guided relaxation meditation to calm and support your recovery. Approximately 20-30 minutes.

Parent Education and Support Group at EDCSD:
Times vary.  If you are interested in attending this group, please call 858.345.1055 for additional information.

For a full list of our groups, please go to Adult Group Services or Teen Group Services

For free local support groups in your area:


National Eating Disorder Organizations

For information, research, statistics and helpful links:


Recommended Reading

8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder – by Carolyn Costin

Women Food and God – by Geneen Roth

Life Without Ed – by Jenni Schaefer

The Secret Language of Eating Disorders – by Peggy Claude-Pierre

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me – by Jenni Schaefer

Intuitive Eating – by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family – by Ellyn Satter

Good Girls Don’t Get Fat – by Dr. Robyn Silverman

The Eating Disorder Sourcebook – by Carolyn Costin

Waking the Tiger – Healing Trauma – by Peter A. Levine

The Gifts of Imperfection –Brene Brown


For Parents, Friends, and Family

I’m, Like, SO Fat! – by Dianne Neumark-Sztainer

Your Dieting Daughter – by Carolyn Costin

Surviving an Eating Disorder – by Michele Siegel, Judith Brisman and Margot Weinshel

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder – by James Lock, MD, PHD and Daniel Legrange, PhD

Anatomy of Anorexia – by Steven Levenkron

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