More than a Number: Why We Need to Redefine Health beyond Size and Weight

April 16th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

If you asked yourself the question, “What does it mean to be healthy?”, what are the first things to come to mind? If how much you weigh...

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How Exposure Response Prevention Can Help Overcome Anxiety in Eating Disorder Recovery

November 26th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

For the many individuals who suffer from an eating disorder, including anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder, anxiety is often an underlying issue. Anxiety, in its many...

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

September 5th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , ,

No parent wants to be confronted with the possibility that their teenager might be struggling with mental illness. With the stigma and shame that surrounds mental health,...

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When You Think Suicide Is The Answer, Think Again.

September 12th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , ,

My dad was a contradiction. He was as charismatic as he was rageful. He was generous and he was selfish, genuine and deceptive. He was my hero...

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Approach ‘13 Reasons Why’ with Curiosity Instead of Fear

May 4th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , ,

Netflix’s hit TV Show 13 Reasons Why provides the audience with a window into the multitude of opportunities a community often has to intervene when an individual...

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Eating Disorders and Depression Are Often Linked

December 13th, 2016 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

Every day, she feels bombarded by images of skinny females everywhere: smiling from magazine covers, mocking her from television ads. They are perfect; she is not. She...

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Just Released Book About Life Beyond Recovery

December 10th, 2014 // // Tags: , , , ,

Shavin graduated from college with a BA in psychology, which was a difficult time in her life that included expulsion, transfers and a four-month institutionalization for depression...

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Anorexia and Depression – Eating Disorders

July 24th, 2014 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

Depression and Mental Health Eating disorder sufferers can find it to be very difficult to talk about or explain their depression, especially to someone who has never...

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