Bulimia and Depression: How These Disorders May Co-exist in Your Teen

Bulimia and Depression: How These Disorders May Co-exist in Your Teen - The Meadows Ranch

No parent wants to be confronted with the possibility that their teenager might be struggling with mental illness. With the stigma and shame surrounding mental health, facing this reality as a family can be confusing. The truth of the matter is that countless teenagers and their families are impacted by mental illness today, including depression […]

No More “Surviving” the Holidays: 10 Tips for Thriving in Eating Disorder Recovery

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By Meadows Senior Fellow Jenni Schaefer We no longer “survive” the holidays. We thrive. And you can, too. I recently asked my Facebook community about ways in which their eating disorder recoveries have helped them to thrive during the holiday season. A beautiful conversation began, inspiring the words in this post. While others might stare […]

All About Metabolism

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By Anna McKenzie How does your metabolism affect your physical and mental health? Your body is designed to convert food into energy so that it can perform physiological functions and give you fuel for activity. When you’re in recovery from an eating disorder, metabolic data can help you find out how much food and nutrition […]