Eating Disorder Treatment

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

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

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

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