binge eating disorder

There is a large population of people who suffer from undiagnosed, and therefore untreated, eating disorders. Many people are shocked to discover this and have a hard time believing that they were not able to identify the symptoms of an eating disorder; after all, they are obvious, right? What do you think of when you… read more

It is not often that someone makes a conscious decision to engage in behaviors that will result in an eating disorder. While it may be true that some eating disorders begin as what could be called normal dieting that then escalates into an obsessive behavior, most eating disorders develop over time and have subtle warning… 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

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

Recovery from an eating disorder doesn’t happen overnight. For most individuals, recovery will be an ongoing process for the next 1-3 years which may include a full continuum of eating disorder treatment that paves the way for confident application of the skills and tools needed throughout this journey. Understanding ways that your eating disorder has… read more

Patients Find Getting Coverage For Eating Disorders and Dealing With Their Insurance Companies Is Tough While this article from Kaiser Health News, Patients Find Getting Coverage For Eating Disorders Is Tough, is nearly a year old, little has changed in the difficulties people face when trying to get their insurance company to cover their eating… read more

In today’s world of technology that includes so much texting instead of talking, a good word spoken still holds great meaning.  When someone leaves us after a time of recovery and restoration at Canopy Cove, we ask them to let us know about how we did.  We ask for ways that we can be more… read more

“Recovery is Possible!” “No one needs to suffer or die from an eating disorder.” These statements are far easier to make than to actually accomplish.  However, no matter how extremely difficult the tasks of Recovery is, it can happen. No, Recovery is not achieved but is a state that is always in process.  At any… read more

When clients or their loved ones call us to find out more about our eating disorder treatment center, they will often have us explain the levels of care that we provide during the eating disorder recovery process. At Canopy Cove, we provide eating disorder treatment programs for multiple levels of care. This is because our… read more