Anti-Oppression Resources​

See here for the people and resources that are helping change Opal’s treatment and staff culture to be anti-oppressive. ​ If you find any of these resources helpful, we encourage you to make a financial contribution to the creators of the work.     Books: The Body Is Not An Apology by Read more…

Opal: Food+ Body Wisdom hallway

Weight Inclusive Resources

Weight-inclusive resources including: Health at Every Size, fat-positivity, body liberation, and a weight-neutral approach to health. Books: Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Well-Being and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating  – Christy Harrison, MPH, RDN Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia By Sabrina Strings You Have the Right to Read more…

Opal: Food+ Body Wisdom kitchen

Eating Disorder Resources

Resources and research on eating disorder diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Books Appetites: Why Women Want – Caroline Knapp Body Wars: Making Peace with Women’s Bodies – Margo Maine, PhD When Food is Love – Geneen Roth Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family – Ellyn Satter The Beauty Myth – Naomi Read more…

Eating Disorder and Mental Health Support Resources

Information on eating disorder support groups, books, podcasts, social media accounts that promote recovery. 80+ Eating Disorder & Body Image Providers & Activists   Support for BIPOC: Virtual IOP for BIPOC clients The Holistic Black Healing Collective  Virtual BIPOC ED Support Group Nalgona Positivity Pride: Nalgona Positivity Pride (NPP) is Read more…

Opal: Food+ Body Wisdom group room view

Covid-19 Safety Protocol

Covid-19 Safety Protocol   Given the current pandemic, we have made temporary changes to ensure the health and safety of our clients and staff.    This includes: All employees and clients are being expected to follow city or state mandated Covid-19 guidelines.  For in person treatment, masks are required at all Read more…