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On your journey to recovery from your eating disorder, you may encounter many struggles. It is important to recognize that eating disorders are not about an unhealthy relationship with food, they are manifested by a need for control in your life that ultimately ends up controlling you. It is equally important to recognize and understand… read more

A prayer for those suffering from an eating disorder. Dear Heavenly Father, I come humbly to You, seeking Your grace. I beg at Your feet with repentance for denying that I am fearfully and wonderfully made in your likeness. I have not treated myself the way You do — with respect and unwavering love. Lord,… 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

Twenty-two-year-old Kelly Yantzer gave a speech earlier this month at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America conference in the Ramkota Hotel on her long, intense struggle through addiction and eating disorders.  Yantzer spoke from the heart about her recovery from the eating disorder that has controlled her life since the seventh grade. Not… read more

The following comments  were made by Dr. Lynda Brogdon, Founder of Canopy Cove Eating Disorder Treatment Center.  For the last 25 years, Dr. Brogdon has worked with Adolescents and Adults who are struggling with an Eating Disorder. The heartfelt gift of working with our clients is watching them regain their lives bit by bit; actually tasting… read more

The Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) Workgroup for the Second Judicial Circuit is hosting a conference of interest to volunteer guardians ad litem, staff and community supporters. Join them on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM at the Tallahassee Community College Workforce Development Center for Instilling Hope III. The conference will feature a… read more

Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified also called EDNOs is a term used when an individual’s symptoms are problematic and represent disordered eating but do not fit neatly within the strict criteria for anorexia or bulimia. EDNOS is a deadly condition, with a mortality rate of 5.2 percent — higher than both anorexia and bulimia — despite… read more

Eating disorders affect every age group. Although many people associate eating disorders with teens, baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) are at risk as well. The following story based on research from the International Journal of Eating Disorders recently appeared in Food and Nutrition: It has only been in the past few years that… read more

The following information recently appeared on the NEDA site. A review of nearly fifty years of research confirms that anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder (Arcelus, Mitchell, Wales, & Nielsen, 2011). For females between fifteen to twenty-four years old who suffer from anorexia nervosa, the mortality rate associated with the… read more

Canopy Cove Eating Disorder Treatment Center is supporting National Eating Disorder Awareness Week February 24- March 2nd. In order to support the campaign and increase awareness, Canopy Cove will be participating in local events and posting important Eating Disorder facts all week. We encourage you to join the effort and share these important facts through… read more