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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

In The Moment With Mindy – New Year’s Intentions | EDCare

In The Moment With Mindy Find out why is setting intentions for the New Year may help support your recovery goals more than setting New Year's Resolutions. Have a question for EDCare or Mindy? Send us an email us at EDCareNews@eatingdisorder.care If you or a loved one is suffering [...]

2018-12-18T21:19:28-07:00

Surviving the Holidays in Eating Disorder Recovery

Surviving the Holidays during Eating Disorder Recovery - The holiday season can mean high levels of stress and anxiety, particularly for those in recovery who struggle with eating disorders and disordered eating.  It takes some preparation, but with a little planning and support, the holidays don’t need to be daunting.  In [...]

2018-12-13T20:50:54-07:00

Temperament

Temperament EDCare Recovery Advocate Guest Blog | Colleen S. Stubborn. When I was growing up, if this specific adjective was being used in conjunction with my name, it typically meant the following: buckle up.  Everyone was about to be in for an extremely bumpy ride.  Courtesy of yours truly. This word used with my [...]

2018-11-28T18:03:46-07:00