Eating Recovery Center Foundation

The Eating Recovery Center Foundation (ERCF) was established as a 501(c)(3) in 2012 with the following mission:

To be a national resource for individuals affected by eating disorders, as well as their families, caregivers and treating professionals. The Foundation provides information, education and training on best practices for identification and treatment of eating disorders.

Eating Recovery Center Foundation Programs

The Eating Recovery Center Foundation supports the following programs to expand awareness and information on the treatment of eating disorders for the general public, with a special emphasis on families, patients and treatment providers. 

7th Annual Eating Recovery Center Foundation Eating Disorders Conference

Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22, 2015

Denver, CO

“Advanced Practices and Innovative Tools in the Treatment of Eating Disorders”

It is essential that clinicians working with the high-risk eating disordered population be aware of recent research and developments in the field to plan appropriate and effective courses of intervention. We invite you to join us for the  7th Annual Eating Recovery Center Foundation Eating Disorders Conference. Held at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Denver, Colorado, this two-day event explores the research, trends and emerging best practices shaping the field. Learn from and connect with the leaders that develop standards of excellence and drive innovation in the treatment of eating disorders. An interactive educational program supports networking and collaboration among key disciplines in the eating disorders treatment community, including physicians, therapists, dietitians, nurses and advocacy organizations. Don’t miss this invaluable opportunity to earn up to 16 continuing education credits. 

Register Today. Space is limited.

 

Eating Disorders Information Gateway

The Eating Disorders Information Gateway is a resource that provides a single portal through which the eating disorders community – including patients, families and treatment professionals – can access a variety of materials to advance public understanding of eating disorders. Consolidating and archiving the essential information will minimize search time, maximize transparency, and provide patients, families and professionals with easy access to relevant information.

Eating Disorder Research

The Eating Recovery Center Foundation makes grants to support research in the area of eating disorders with the goal of improving diagnosis, treatment and recovery for patients and families. The foundation also works with The Body Project Collaborative to bring The Body Project to college campuses.

Charitable Care Fund

A Charitable Care Fund will be established to help defray out-of-pocket costs for patients and families, assist with transition out of covered care, or help extend benefits or treatment beyond what is covered by insurance.

Family Programs

The Eating Recovery Center Foundation will develop training programs to help support families of eating disordered patients.

To support the Eating Recovery Center Foundation’s work, please click the “Donate Now” button above.

Resources

Becoming a Discriminating Consumer of Treatment Outcomes

One of the greatest frustrations that families report is trying to obtain outcome results from eating disorder treatment programs. A comprehensive review of treatment program websites indicates that very few report any data-based outcomes and data that are reported generally lack research rigor. The information in this booklet is designed to help patients, families, and professionals understand [...]

Testimonials

“It is so helpful to not have to grope around in the dark with so many of the issues of a complicated disease that threatens the life and well being of those you hold most dear to your heart. Family Days gives me knowledge that serves as a tool to not only help us as parents, but to help us better support our loved ones.”

-Beverly K., parent of patient