Self-Care Tips and Resources for Trans Folks Affected by Eating Disorders

At the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), they recognize the unique experiences of individuals from marginalized communities who are affected by eating disorders. In response, NEDA has compiled a list of helpful resources, support posts, and self-care tips catered to transgender and non-binary people.

Population of focus: trans and non-binary people

Links to resource:

  • View the full list and self-care tips from NEDA
  • Trans Folx Fighting Eating Disorders: TTFED is an organization that recognize the intersections between gender sexual diversity and eating disorders, and offers support to those in need of help/awareness for these issues.
  • The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is a NNED partner organization that offers crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQ+ teens and young adults. They offer a helpline, online chat, and text support to best fit your personal needs. Call The Trevor Project at (866)-488-7386.
  • Trans Lifeline: Trans Lifeline is a helpline dedicated to the wellbeing of trans people. It is staffed by transgender people for transgender people! Call Trans Lifeline at (877) 565-8860 (US) (877) 330-6366 (CA).
  • Trans Youth Equality Foundation: TYEF is an organization providing trans youth, families, and educator with support services and informative resources related to trans issues. They have a list of helpful books, information on transitioning, legal options, and more.
  • Trans Student Educational Resources: TSER is a youth organization dedicated to aiding trans students with advocacy, awareness, and empowerment in the academic world, ultimately making it a safer and more equal place. They have a master list of websites for support, other helpful organizations, medical resources, conferences/camps, and more to assist the fight for equality.
  • Learn more about NEDA and the nonprofit’s dedication to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.

Date: 2018