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EDCare Celebrating 20 Years

Nourishing Eating Disorder Recovery for 20 Years EDCare is thrilled to be celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year! Founded in 2001, our centers have helped individuals with eating disorders achieve long-term recovery through a compassionate, evidence-based treatment approach. By providing innovative eating disorder treatment in Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska, our skilled team of specialists offer [...]

2021-09-23T13:48:08-06:00

Boundaries in Eating Disorder Recovery: What, Why, and How

Boundaries in Eating Disorder Recovery: What, Why, and How We live in a society immersed in diet culture. You likely won’t have to work very hard to recall the last time a friend or family member made a weight-based comment (about themselves or someone else), described the latest diet they are on, or the [...]

2021-08-31T15:21:48-06:00

Athletes, Mental Health, and Eating Disorders

Athletes, Mental Health, and Eating Disorders Athletes are under a tremendous amount of pressure both physically and mentally, yet stigma deters many from seeking help when they need it.  The Olympics are the holy grail for professional athletes. Athletes train their bodies to accomplish the unexpected and the near-impossible. Their bodies, minds, and spirits need [...]

2021-07-29T12:32:54-06:00

Cannabis Use and Eating Disorder Treatment

Budding New Considerations about the Use of Cannabis in Eating Disorder Treatment Eating Disorders and Co-Occurring Substance Dependency 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 [...]

2021-08-26T10:56:40-06:00

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