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Exploring Eating Disorder Recovery through Family Therapy

Exploring Eating Disorder Recovery through Family Therapy Family therapy may lower relapse rates and enhance recovery for eating disorder patients. Why Family Therapy? Individuals with an eating disorder and their family members may recover more quickly and sustain recovery by undergoing family therapy. Family therapy is a method of dealing with the issue head-on and [...]

2020-10-20T14:41:33-06:00

Keeping Recovery Top of Mind as You Head Back to School

Keeping Recovery Top of Mind as You Head Back to School EDCare's eating disorder experts share a few tips to help students navigate the transition back to school while also remaining true to their eating disorder recovery goals. It’s back-to-school season! Returning to school while also prioritizing eating disorder recovery can be [...]

2020-09-04T08:30:12-06:00

BIPOC MENTAL HEALTH MONTH

BIPOC MENTAL HEALTH MONTH Since 2008, July has been known as Minority Mental Health Month. This year, individuals, communities and mental health organizations, including EDCare, are celebrating this month of advocacy and awareness by shifting the language from Minority Mental Health Month to Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Month. [...]

2020-07-20T13:45:16-06:00

Eating Disorder Prevalence in the LGBTQ+ Community

Eating Disorder Prevalence in the LGBTQ+ Community June 1st marks the beginning of Pride Month in the United States. Pride is a time for LGBTQ+ individuals to celebrate and recognize the work that has been done to achieve equal justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning individuals. Pride is also a [...]

2020-06-08T14:07:20-06:00

Finding Courage During Uncertain Times

Finding Courage During Uncertain Times Many of our lives have experienced a considerable shift in the past few months. Work, celebrations, trips to the grocery store, and spending time with the people you love might look a little different right now. The one thing you can hold constant through this transition is [...]

2020-05-11T14:59:24-06:00

Cannabis Use and Eating Disorder Treatment

Budding New Considerations about the Use of Cannabis in Eating Disorder Treatment Eating Disorders and Co-Occurring Addiction Eating disorders are complex psychopathologies, which present clinical challenges for many reasons. A major one is that eating disorders often co-occur with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). This includes cannabis abuse, which can begin before, [...]

2020-05-04T22:13:36-06:00

Love Your Body

Body Positivity Starts With YOU So much of our time is spent taking in messages from the world around us. Whether we realize it or not, this constant bombardment can have a devastating impact on our mental health. “Do this”, “Eat that”, “Tone up”, “Slim down” - on and on it goes. The danger [...]

2020-03-26T20:27:04-06:00