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Recovery and holidays

Reflecting on Recovery

Managing Anxiety During the Holidays For most of us, the holidays fill us with joy, peace, and happiness. However, for those practicing recovery from an eating disorder, envisioning themselves at a holiday gathering may bring overwhelming feelings of fear and anxiety.  Although eating disorders can make celebrating holiday traditions difficult, fostering change and challenging disordered…

The Connection Between Eating Disorders & Depression

Depression & Eating Disorders   Unfortunately, a growing majority of any women find flaws with their bodies, scrutinizing every detail. Given the continued societal pressures to achieve this “thin ideal,” feelings of inadequacy about their bodies can leave them feeling depressed, often leading them to take extreme measures to improve their body image. While a…

Suicide Prevention: #BeThe1To

By: Ashley Hemrich, M.A. Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships In September, we stand together to honor National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death worldwide and the number of recorded suicides continues to be on the rise. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS),…

What’s the connection between eating disorders and mental health?

Did you know that many individuals who have an eating disorder often struggle with a co-occurring mental health condition, such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or depression? In fact, eating disorders often develop as coping mechanisms for many of these conditions. Is there a link between eating disorders and other mental health problems?   Anorexia Anorexia…

Woman learns about the connection between stress and eating disorders

Link Between Stress and Eating Disorders

Stress becomes problematic when you lack the coping skills required in order to deal with the adversity you’re experiencing.  Negative coping methods come in the form of self-destructive behaviors. For some, food becomes the focal point. There’s a strong correlation between stress and eating disorders. How Stress and Eating Disorders Intertwine Stress is all around…