There are moments in life when you simply have to write out a pros and cons list when making a major decision. If you’re at a crossroads about how to improve wellness management but have never tried residential treatment for mental health issues, we’ll provide some facts to help your thought process. Peel Back the...Read More
Sometimes, we know the truth, even if it’s hard to face or we don’t know where to turn. With so much focus in society on weight gain, weight loss, and model-perfect images in social media and on magazine covers, it’s no wonder problems with eating disorders often are overlooked—and sometimes dismissed. But, if you feel...Read More
Eating Disorders and ADHD Anorexia nervosa is a mental health disorder when you do not eat anything which can lead to an unhealthy weight with a constant fear of gaining even a little weight. Bulimia nervosa is when you eat a large amount of food only to get rid of it all out of shame...Read More
Binge Eating and Trauma Binge eating is having episodes of compulsive eating. According to WedMD, one in four people who binge eat have PTSD and 35% of women who have been raped or sexually assaulted have a binge eating disorder. Many with PTSD tend to engage in self-destructive behavior in order to focus on something...Read More
Binge Eating Disorder and Marijuana Many individuals overeat on occasion; Thanksgiving dinners or special occasions may have us eat more than we want. If you overeat on occasion, this does not mean you have binge eating disorder. When individuals with binge eating disorder overeat, they do so because of negative feelings of stress...Read More
Food is a source of sustenance and comfort. It forms the basis of community celebrations and is the foundation of holidays and family gatherings. For all of its positive associations, food can be an adverse substance that is used as a substitute treatment for stress, depression, anxiety, and a host of other psychological and social...Read More
Youth Sport Safety Summit meets in Dallas, TX This past Monday, March 2, 2015, the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) held their sixth Youth Sports Safety Summit in Dallas, TX. The event was co-hosted by the Youth Sports Safety Alliance. According to the Youth Sports Safety Alliance’s website: “Since 2010, the Youth Sports Safety Alliance...Read More
“Let’s diminish the stigma. Let’s remind one another that we’re beautiful. Maybe you’ll help a friend. Maybe you’ll help yourself. And if you’re reading this and you’re suffering, please know you’re not alone. Tell someone: The people who love you will listen, I promise. And you’ll feel better.” Zosia Mamet, Glamour Magazine – September...Read More
Do you remember the first time you used a camera? The other day we were having lunch with an associate and suddenly she said, “Wait, let’s take a photo…oh, OK, a selfie!” We obliged and had a good laugh at our many attempts to make ourselves look young and gorgeous! Afterwards we got to talking...Read More
New study examines men and eating disorders This week the BMJ Open Medical Journal published online the results of a new study, The role of gendered constructions of eating disorders in delayed help-seeking in men: a qualitative interview study. This research was conducted by Ulla Raisanen of the HERG Health Experiences Research Group at the...Read More
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