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Being the parent of a teenager with an eating disorder is tough. It hurts you to watch your teen make unhealthy eating choices, and sometimes you can feel helpless to do anything about it. However, there are things you can do as a parent, and the more you can be proactive, the more your child… read more

If you are the parent of a teenager with an eating disorder, your love and support can make a huge difference in making sure that your child makes steady progress toward recovery. However, being able to do this is easier said than done. Here are a few tips from the eating disorder residential program at… read more

If you or someone you know is struggling to recover from anorexia, bulimia, or another eating disorder, you might be wondering just what caused it and why the prevalence of eating disorders seems to be on the rise. While there are numerous factors that layer into the equation, in this blog post, we’ll look at… read more

Read below to learn the tips and techniques that have helped other people receive treatment. Is Inpatient Eating Disorder Treatment the same as Residential Eating Disorder Treatment? Please note that “Inpatient” treatment is a different level of care than “Residential”. Inpatient treatment is traditionally in a hospital setting, and is focused on medical stabilization. Inpatient… read more

Approximately 25 percent of individuals who suffer from eating disorders like Anorexia, Bulimia or Binge Eating Disorder also participate in self-harming behavior. In many cases, a loved one will first learn about the self-harming behavior and then learn that an eating disorder is also present. Self-injury, also called self-harm, is the act of deliberately harming… read more

Research shows that early and adequate intervention leads to the best clinical outcomes when treating Eating Disorders. According to The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, without treatment, up to twenty percent (20%) of people with serious eating disorders die. With treatment, that number falls to two to three percent (2-3%). While some… read more

How to Talk to Your Daughter About an Eating Disorder If you have a daughter who you suspect might be struggling with an eating disorder, it’s hard to know where to start the conversation. It can feel as if you’re walking on eggshells—on one hand you want to address the problem, and on the other,… read more

After  Eating Disorder treatment ends there can be times when a stressor can become overwhelming and cause a return to the familiar patterns of the Eating Disorder. If symptoms re-appear it’s important to seek support early to prevent the Eating Disorder thoughts and patterns from becoming entrenched. A return for treatment provides an important opportunity… read more

Way to go BuzzFeed for educating people on Eating Disorders! It’s always encouraging to see Eating Disorder Awareness discussed in the mainstream media. The below list of “12 Things People Don’t Understand About Eating Disorders” recently appeared in BuzzFeed. Educating people by removing sterotypes will allow more people to seek help when they realize an Eating… read more

After a decade of promoting “Real Beauty” Dove wanted to raise the stakes. They did this by finding a very creative way of speaking directly to those who are responsible for manipulating our perceptions including Art Directors, Graphic Designers, and Photo Retouchers. The activist group asked, “How can we catch these people in the act… read more

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