National Eating Disorder Information Centre

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ES 7-421, 200 Elizabeth Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 2C4

Tel: (416) 340-4156     Fax: (416) 340-4736
Toll-Free: 1-866-NEDIC-20 (1-866-633-4220)


The National Eating Disorder Information Centre is a non-profit organization providing information, resources, referrals and support on eating disorders and food and weight preoccupation to individuals with eating disorders and their families.

Target Population:

Individuals dealing with eating disorders, food and weight preoccupation, or self-esteem issues; the families and friends of individuals dealing with the aforementioned issues.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • NEDIC’s telephone helpline at 1-866-633-4220 provides information on treatment and support related to eating disorders across Canada. This helpline is open from 9 AM to 9 PM EST (10:30 AM – 10:30 PM Newfoundland time) Monday through Friday.
  • The online resource library provides helpful sources of information on eating disorders and related issues, including: online articles; books; magazines; journals; and other websites.
  • Beyond Images is a turn-key curriculum developed by NEDIC for grades 4 through 8 that fills a gap in media literacy curricula nationally. For more information visit
  • Provides information on eating disorder-related service providers in the province, and funding availability to travel out-of-province if necessary. This includes listing upcoming national and provincial events relating to eating disorders and body image.
  • NEDIC works with other communities and organizations to develop information materials by providing support and advice; by connecting organizations and individuals working in the area of food and weight preoccupation; and by sharing information and resources. They also run workshops and presentations for schools, community groups and professional bodies.