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Feeling Helpless in the Face of an Eating Disorder

Feeling Helpless in the Face of an Eating Disorder - An eating disorder is a serious and complex mental illness. Not only does it have a devastating impact on the induvial, but on the entire family as well. It is never easy to watch a loved one suffer emotionally, physically and [...]

2018-09-11T16:21:15+00:00

Binge Eating Disorder Recovery – It’s Not About Weight Loss

Binge Eating Disorder Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is more common than most people realize. In a culture obsessed with appearance, internalizing feelings of shame about your body size and shape are all too common. The stereotypes and weight stigma associated with BED have a severe impact on both physical and mental health. To make matters [...]

2018-08-16T18:30:23+00:00

In The Moment With Mindy – Self Advocacy | EDCare

In The Moment With Mindy Self-advocacy is an important part of eating disorder recovery. Our Recovery Advocate Mindy share the importance of learning to advocate for herself during her journey and the role it continues to play throughout her life. Have a question for EDCare or Mindy? Send us an email us [...]

2018-07-19T19:13:14+00:00

Gay Women Don’t Get Eating Disorders…Or Do They?

Gay Women Don't Get Eating Disorders...Or Do They? by guest blogger: Rose B.  It’s July 3rd, 2017 and I stare at the round elevator button that will take me to the 13th floor. I don’t want to push it, I want to walk right out of the electric doors and pretend I never promised my [...]

2018-06-27T15:57:15+00:00

In The Moment With Mindy – Living in the Hot Pink

In The Moment With Mindy Living in the Hot Pink - by Mindy, EDCare Recovery Advocate I had the honor of being the guest speaker with Dr. Tamara Pryor at EDCare last month. I shared my story and gave patients as well as their loved ones the opportunity to ask questions about my journey. As I shared [...]

2018-06-19T21:05:46+00:00

In The Moment With Mindy – Break The Stigma | EDCare

In The Moment With Mindy EDCare's Recovery Advocate is back! This month Mindy voices the importance of breaking the stigma surrounding how an eating disorder should look. Have a question for EDCare or Mindy? Send us an email us at EDCareNews@eatingdisorder.care If you or a loved one is suffering from [...]

2018-05-17T15:41:21+00:00

The Canine Sidekick of EDCare Denver

The Canine Sidekick of EDCare Denver  What is Animal-Assisted Therapy Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) utilizes animals, such as cats, horses, and dogs in goal-directed treatment sessions. These goals can include improving a patient’s mental, emotional, social or even physical well-being. AAT is more than simply spending time with an animal, it is about [...]

2018-04-30T22:59:39+00:00

5 Fears That Prevented Me From Seeking Eating Disorder Treatment

In The Moment With Mindy 5 Fears That Prevented Me From Seeking Eating Disorder Treatment I remember the first time my friend asked me if I was ok. The eating disorder was becoming obvious as I went from an outgoing, fun person to hiding and isolating. I don’t know how to [...]

2018-04-13T17:27:03+00:00

In The Moment With Mindy – Intro Vlog | EDCare

In The Moment With Mindy EDCare is excited to introduce our NEW Eating Disorder Recovery Advocate, Mindy!  Check out her first segment and stay tuned for additional "In The Moment With Mindy" vlogs, blogs, and more. Have a question for EDCare or Mindy? Send us an email us at EDCareNews@eatingdisorder.care [...]

2018-03-13T18:11:59+00:00