Eating Disorder Treatment

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

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

She was withering away before their eyes. They watched her slog through marathon workouts every weekday morning at the Green Hills YMCA, her emaciated body leaning on the rails of the Stairmaster. “That girl was there,” Frank Grant told his wife one Sunday afternoon, confirming the couple’s suspicion that she was working out multiple times… read more

Congressional leaders are calling on the federal government to study how eating disorders affect both Americans as individuals and the American economy as a whole. Congressional members of the National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus wrote a letter last month calling on the Government Accountability Office to “undertake a review of the prevalence, mortality rate, and… 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

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

Recent Research Shatters Beliefs about Eating Disorders 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… read more