**Free** Support Groups

Everyone deserves treatment. Everyone deserves recovery.

 Please join our free monthly support group, led by a licensed therapist.


 Support groups are a vital part of treatment and recovery. We look forward to having you join us!

  • Support and information for people with eating disorders and for family and friends
  • Led by a licensed therapist
  • Member of ANAD's national network of support groups
  • Held monthly in a spacious conference room at Belmont Behavioral Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa. (see Directions and map)
  • Free parking
  • Accessible by public transportation (SEPTA) 
  • For more information about how support groups assist with treatment and recovery, click here


2016 Schedule - Saturdays 10:00-11:30 AM*


  • January 14, 2017
  • February 4, 2017
  • March 25, 2017 (cancelled)
  • April 8, 2017
  • May 27, 2017
  • June 10, 2017



  • July 8, 2017
  • August 5, 2017
  • September 23, 2017
  • October 14, 2017
  • November 18, 2017
  • December 9, 2017


  • If weather is inclement, listen to KYW (1060) radio for cancellations or call Belmont at 215-877-2000
  • Cell phones, recorders, cameras (and other equipment) are not permitted according to facility security regulations

  • Food and drinks (except water) are not permitted


  • *Please check the Facebook Page prior to attending group to ensure that the group has not been cancelled for any unforeseen reason. Thank you.

AABA Support Group is led by a licensed therapist

Madeline Gray, LSW is a licensed social worker who received her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. Madeline currently co-leads an outpatient eating disorder recovery group in Philadelphia and provides counseling at Doane Academy. She has previously worked as a psychotherapist at Belmont’s Eating Disorder programs and Jefferson’s Substance Abuse programs. In her spare time, Madeline enjoys practicing & teaching yoga, reading, and cooking.


Please note: Although we offer a monthly support group and referrals for treatment, we cannot provide therapeutic guidance or crisis management. The use of this support group, website or e-mail does NOT constitute a patient-caregiver relationship and any material or content uploaded is for informational purposes. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

If you are a treatment professional and would like to help...

If you are a local treatment professional who would like to provide a presentation to this group, please contact AABA at: aabaphilly@gmail.com


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