Eating Disorders

On Campus

Hours: Monday through Saturday, with hours on campus by appointment.
Employee Assistance Program
Area Served: William Paterson University
Eligibility: Faculty, staff and their household members
Fees charged: Free

The EAP is a service for William Paterson University faculty and staff and their household members. The EAP offers confidential short term counseling and referral for problems ranging from work-related concerns to personal difficulties that affect an individual's everyday life. Trained counselors help with problems such as career issues, child care, elder care, family and workplace relationship problems, finances, health care, mental health, retirement, substance abuse, and Work/Life balance.

Off Campus

Eating Disorders Association of New Jersey/I & R
10 Station Place
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Phone: (609) 252-0202, (800) 522-2230 Eating Disorders Association of NJ
Hours: Hours vary
Area Served: Unlimited
Eligibility: Persons suffering from anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder; family members; and anyone in need of information
Fees Charged: None

Provides information and referral and support concerning anorexia,bulimia, and binge eating. Support groups available in East Brunswick, Hackensack, Montclair, Princeton, Red Bank, and Toms River, Call for more information.

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center

"The world's most comprehensive eating disorder referral and information website."

National Eating Disorders Association

NEDA is dedicated to expanding public understanding of eating disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those affected along with support for their families through education, advocacy and research. Features information on research, advocacy, and the parent and family network, and contains and extensive list of links to further resources.

KidsPeace National Centers for Kids Overcoming Crisis
3500 KidsPeace Drive
Orefield, PA 18069
Phone: (800) 854-3123 National Hospital/Center, (800) 334-4543 Helpline for kids and families
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Area Served: No restrictions
Eligibility: Males and Females between the ages of 6 and 18 are eligible for the residential program. Males and Females between the ages of 3 and 18 are eligible to be a patient
Fees Charged: Done through contracts

A comprehensive, integrated continuum of children's mental health care. Various sites based in Pennsylvania, New York, Minnesota and Maine. Programs include inpatient, eating disorder treatment, dual diagnosis (substance abuse and psychiatric diagnosis), acute care inpatient, therapeutic residential, sex offender treatment, group home settings, therapeutic foster care and emergency shelter, partial hospitalization, outpatient individual, group, and family therapy, and schools.

MMH/Eating Disorders Resource Center
100 Madison Ave., Box 54
Morristown, NJ 07962-1978
Phone: 908-522-5757
Area Served: Morris and adjacent counties
Eligibility: Young people with eating disorders, age 12 - 21
Fees Charged: None

Provides psychotherapy, nutritional counseling, and medical services to adolescents with eating disorders. Conducts assessments and makes referrals. The Eating Disorders Resource Center is part of the Adolescent/ Young Adult Center for Health.

NJ Eating Disorders Helpline
514 South Livingston Ave.
Livingston, NJ 07039
Phone: (800) 624-2268
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri
Area Served: New Jersey
Eligibility: No restrictions

The Helpline offers over-the-phone information and referral to private and non-profit organizations. Through the service, support groups are offered throughout the year. To register for support groups, call in advance. Also offers free counseling and advice, speakers bureau, educational programs, school prevention program.