Mindfulness Training in Eating Disorder Recovery

Importance of Practicing Mindfulness in Eating Disorder Recovery

Several eating disorders share binge and restriction symptoms and appear to be a food-related problem.  However, eating disorders have underlying emotional issues manifested through behaviors. Treating an eating disorder is more than learning self-control around food; it also involves managing the emotions and triggers associated with the symptoms.

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),…

Smiling woman learns about purging disorder facts

Purging Disorder Facts

Eating disorders, such as purging disorder, are unfortunately a common occurrence in the United States. Experts blame this phenomenon on many factors. Some blame the beauty standards that the media sets, while others blame the abundance of food. Regardless, many disturbing purging disorder facts make it clear that eating disorders are deadly. What Is Purging…