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Causes: Counseling, Eating Disorders & Addictions, Family Services for Adolescent Parents, Mental Health, Mental Health & Crisis Intervention

Mission: Beyond Hunger is dedicated to helping individuals overcome the obsession with food and weight by providing the support, education and skills necessary to develop a positive and nurturing relationship to food, body and self. Beyond Hunger provides public programs that integrate the philosophies of intuitive eating, emotional wisdom and body acceptance that are essential to complete recovery from eating disorders.

Programs: Beyond Hunger offers ongoing support groups for adults and teens with eating disorders. Beyond Hunger provides one-day workshops and prevention programs in elementary, middle and high schools as well as community agencies. Referrals to local and national resources are given via phone and email.

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Beyond Hunger is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals overcome the obsession with food and weight and find a natural, loving and peaceful relationship with their food, weight, and selves. They provide support groups, workshops and education for adults and adolescents with eating disorders. Beyond Hunger uses a non-diet approach to explore body hatred and the psychological, cultural and spiritual issues underlying disorder eating.

As part of the Peer Education Program, Beyond Hunger has trained peer educators (ages 15-22) to teach teens about body image issues and eating disorder prevention through classroom presentations.