Eating Disorder Treatment Florida

If you are looking for residential treatment for an Eating Disorder and have Medicare or Medicaid as your insurance provider, the search can be extremely frustrating. You are likely to find yourself calling center after center only to be told, ‘We don’t accept Medicare or Medicaid”. The good news is that there may be an… 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

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

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

You’re invited to join others in Tallahassee, Florida as they walk to raise awareness on the dangers of Eating Disorders. The walk, sponsored in part by by University Health Services, will start at 6:00 PM at Florida State University Campus and will originate at Langford Green. Before the walk a Guest Speaker from Canopy Cove… 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

New Doll’s Eating Habits have Experts Concerned A controversial new doll, which is being called the ‘Anorexic Doll’ by the media, shakes her head, says”NO”  and refuses to eat when a spoon is held near its mouth.  The doll will only eat when it is eventually force fed. “Would I bring this doll into my… read more

The following information was originally published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, and sheds new light on the most effective treatment for those dealing with Bulimia. The researchers compared two modes of therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. //www.apsa.org/About_Psychoanalysis/Psychoanalytic_Psychotherapy.aspx In this study from Copenhagen, 20 weeks of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) was found to be… read more