Eating disorders, body image, nutrition

Seeking help when you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder or body image is an act of courage and care. Please know that support is available. Some resources differ for students and employees.

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Eating disorders are behavioral conditions characterized by severe and persistent disturbance in eating behaviors and associated distressing thoughts and emotions.

Student resources

Resource for students

University Health Services

At University Health Services, there are healthcare providers who help students with eating disorders (ED). For information about the UHS ED Clinic, please call (510) 643-7110 to schedule a medical visit. 

For counseling and referrals related to eating disorders and/or to meet with a dietitian, please contact Social Services(link is external) by calling (510) 642-6074.

The University Health Services Nutrition(link is external)(link is external) services.

Employee resources

Be Well at Work - Employee Assistance

Provides no-cost confidential counseling and referral for UC Berkeley faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and postdocs, including for concerns regarding alcohol and other drugs. It is also the employee assistance program for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. They also provides nutrition services.