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Alternate Clinics & Resources

On Campus Resources

McGill Eating Disorder Program
Suite 5500, Brown Student Services Building
3600 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 1Y2
Tel.: 514-398-1050
email: edpclerk [dot] mentalhealth [at] mcgill [dot] ca

McGill Mental Health Services
Brown Student Services Building
3600 McTavish Street, Suite 550

McGill Counselling Services
Brown Student Services Building
3600 McTavish Street, Suite 4200

Off-Campus Resources

In Montreal

ANEB Quebec
L'Association Quebecoise d'aide aux personnes souffrant d'anorexie nerveuse et de boulimie
Toll Free Helpline: 1-800-630-0907
Telephone: 514-630-0907

Douglas Hospital
Eating Disorder Program
Telephone: 514-761-6131 ext. 2895


Download the McGill Eating Disorder Booklet for in-depth information on eating disorders.

EDP Booklet

Download the Friends with Food Cookbook for delicious recipes.

Friends with Food

Recommended Reading

Self-Help Books

Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide For Families, Friends and Sufferers
By Janet Treasure
Taylor and Francis 1997

The Anorexia Workbook
By Michelle Heffner, Georg Eifert
New Harbinger Publications, 2004

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
By Edmund Bourne

The Body Image Workbook
By Thomas Cash

Life Without ED
By Jenni Schaefer and Thomas Rutledge

Overcoming Binge Eating
By Christopher G. Fairburn
Guilford Press 1995

The Overcoming Bulimia Workbook
By Randi McCabe, Traci McFarlane, Marion Olmstead
New Harbinger Publication 2003

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook
By Martha Davis, Elizabeth Robbins-Elshelman and Patrick Fanning

When Perfect Isn't Good Enough
By Martin Antony and Richard Swinson

For Parents, Friends and Loved-Ones

Why She Feels Fat:  Understanding Your Loved-One's Eating Disorder and How You Can Help
By Johanna Marie McShane and Tony Paulson

The Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders:  Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating and Positive Body Image at Home 
By Marcia Herrin and Nancy Matsumoto

Surviving and Eating Disorder:  Perspectives and Strategies for Family and Friends-Revised Edition
By Michelle Siegel, Judith Brisman and Margot Weinshel

Information on Eating Disorders

Assessment of Eating Disorders
By James Mitchell and Carol Peterson
The Guilford Press 2005

The Good Eater: The true story of one man’s struggle with binge eating disorder
By Ron Saxon
New Harbinger Publications, 2007

Understanding Eating Disorders
By Alexander-Mott, LeeAnn & Lumsden, D. Barry
Taylor & Francis 1994

Movies, Media and More

Dying to be Thin
Dying to be Thin examines numerous aspects of eating disorders--from the health consequences, to contributing societal values, to recovery. These short films are available for viewing on the PBS website..

Parenting a Child with an ED:  Two Parents Speak About Their Journey Through the Process of Recovery
This is a candid converstaion with Mary Ellen and Dan Clausen who are the parents of two girls who suffered with eating disorders. They offer support, empathy and helpful ideas to loved-ones and other caretakers from a family who has "been there".

America the Beautiful
America the Beautiful is a provocative film that challenges America's preoccupation with physical perfection. It critically examines the beauty industry and asks what the real fall-out of the modern day obsession with beauty and youth really are.
A Film by Daryl Roberts

Other Resources

National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Telephone: 1-866-NEDIC-20 (1-866-633-4220)

Canadian Mental Health Association
Phenix Professional Building
595 Montreal Road, Suite 303
Ottawa ON K1K 4L2
Telephone: 613-745-7750

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Telephone: 1-800-463-6273

Academy of Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association 

Renfrew Center

Gurze Books (Specializes in all Eating Disorder Books)

‎Tridelta and Fat Talk Free Week