Just about everyone can think of at least one aspect of their appearance that they would like to change, whether it’s their nose, hair, stomach, build, height, skin, or something else. And although they may fret about their “imperfection” from time to time, their dissatisfaction generally dissipates quickly, and they move on…
It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and It’s Time for a Serious Discussion
Do you know anyone who may need help with an eating disorder? Talk to them about it during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Every Body to Have a Seat at the Table
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 22nd to 28th in 2021. Learn more about embarking on your eating disorder recovery journey.
Pandemic Quarantine and Eating Disorder Symptoms
Just like other problems exacerbated by COVID-19, eating disorders are thriving. Here are the eating disorder symptoms during quarentine.
Payment Options for Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, and Mental Health Treatment
At Fairwinds Treatment Center, our primary focus is providing the highest level of treatment for all those in need. Our staff has been thoroughly trained to ensure a seamless experience in every step of the treatment process, from understanding your ailment to exploring available payment options for substance abuse and mental health based on your […]
Eating Disorder-Related Deaths: Common and Preventable
For people who have never suffered from an eating disorder or known someone who has, it can be difficult to understand their complex nature and the challenges it requires to properly treat them. Eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia, are much more complicated and serious than someone merely wanting to alter their appearance. They […]
Warning Signs of Bulimia: What Can You Do?
Did you know that up to 30 million Americans suffer from an eating disorder such as bulimia or anorexia nervosa? Chances are, this number is actually much higher, as most victims do not ever come forward. These numbers are staggering! The warning signs of bulimia make it one of the hardest eating disorders to recognize, because […]
How Do Eating Disorders Develop and What Can You Do?
Almost everyone knows someone who has struggled with an eating disorder or has struggled with one themselves. This is not surprising, considering an estimated 30 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder. Unfortunately, far fewer come forward to seek help because it is a taboo subject. This is mostly due to […]
The Importance of a Dual-Diagnosis Approach to Treating a Substance Abuse Disorder
When you’re suffering from a substance abuse disorder and struggling to find the right treatment for you, it can be difficult to find lasting success in recovery. A possible reason for this is that substance abuse often occurs alongside an undiagnosed mental illness, which, when left untreated, can weigh down an already-heavy load and potentially […]