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Celebrities Who Have Overcome an Eating Disorder and So Can You
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Celebrities Who Have Overcome an Eating Disorder and So Can You

You aren’t alone in your struggle against an eating disorder. Here are a few celebrities who have overcome their eating disorders, and so can you!

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

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September is National Recovery Month: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Treatment

Mental illness and substance abuse tend to be two disorders that have stigmas because they are not widely discussed. Those afflicted tend to suffer in …

treatment for eating disorders
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3rd Annual celebrating everyBODY walk for eating disorders awareness – NOT ONE MORE

We are proud to sponsor the 3rd Annual celebrating everyBODY walk for eating disorders awareness – NOT ONE MORE The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness …

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What to know about Thanksgiving and substance abuse/eating disorders

Everyone deserves a happy Thanksgiving, and here’s what you can do to help that happen.

Finding the courage to speak up about an eating disorder is the first crucial step in recovery.
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Eating Disorders IOP Open House

  The Fairwinds Treatment Center Eating Disorders IOP has moved! We are holding an open house to introduce our new location to the community. Make plans …

Myths about anorexia need to be busted.
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5 common myths about anorexia

It’s important the following myths are busted.

Eating disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender.
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Recognizing the types of anorexia

It is important to know how to spot the signs of anorexia, and what distinguishes it from other eating disorders like bulimia. 

Here are a few warning signs of anorexia.
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What are the warning signs of anorexia?

If you begin to suspect that a loved one is anorexic, there are all kinds of warning signs that you should be on the lookout for.

Deep Brain Stimulation may rise as a new therapy for anorexia.
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New Therapies in Anorexia Nervosa

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) may arise as a working treatment for anorexia nervosa. 

"Girl Interrupted" provides a window into the world of patients struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder.
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Examining the Clinical Background to 'Girl, Interrupted'

Patients of borderline personality disorder participate in “potentially self-damaging behaviors” such as reckless driving, binge eating, substance abuse and sex. 

Using understanding to support your adolescent experiencing depression .
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Supporting your Teenager through Depression

Understanding that your child may be depressed can lead you to question your own parenting skills.

Males practice unhealthy weight loss habits, breeding eating disorders.
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Unraveling Negative Stereotypes Behind Male Eating Disorders

Teenage eating disorders affect both sexes and all genders similarly, according to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). 

Early intervention for anorexia patients is crucial.
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Early treatment is crucial for those struggling with eating disorders

A new study has found that the longer an individual suffers from anorexia nervosa, the more likely they are to have disorder-relevant changes in their DNA methylation. 

If anorexia treatment does not address underlying issues like anxiety, depression or trauma, it can do more harm than good.
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Woman shares story of trauma, anorexia in effort to end stigma of mental illness

A British woman is speaking out about her experience with anorexia in an effort to end the stigma of mental illness and eating disorders, and we at Fairwinds Treatment Center applaud and support her courageous efforts.