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2014-06-06 23:02:26

Top Eating Disorder Facts, A Parent’s Alert released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/eating-disorders-facts/. London, UK (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Research indicates that in the US alone, over 30 million adults are suffering or have suffered from an eating disorder. Eating disorders and distorted body images are a lurking danger around each and every teen. NoBullying releases today the guide to top eating disorder facts as a guide for parents. The first step when it comes to...

2014-06-04 08:33:16

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meehl Foundation is offering a free SPECT image to any conference attendee or family member attending the Amen Brain Body turnaround, who then chooses to break the cycle of suffering by enrolling in the Meehl Foundation 90-day DBT residential treatment program. Diagnosable Mental and Physical Illness in the United States is climbing at an alarming rate. Our thoughts plus our emotions equal our behaviors. Receiving a correct diagnosis is...

2014-06-03 23:14:35

Kim MacKenzie, Miss Norway 2014, has teamed up with Joi Hall of Empowered by Joi and the Youth Eating Disorder Awareness, to appear at the Dying to Be Thin Red Carpet Gala in Beverly Hills on June 27. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 According to a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded study in 2011, 3% of U.S. adolescents are affected by an eating disorder, but most do not receive treatment for their condition. Kim MacKenzie, Miss Norway 2014, who will be appearing at...

2014-06-02 23:08:24

Florida treatment center launches #celebratingYOU campaign to look back on 365 days of helping people recover from addictions and eating disorders. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Recovery Village is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a new campaign that invites alumni and friends to share their stories of recovery using #celebratingYOU. The campaign is centered on a celebration of moments spent with clients, and the life-changing recovery those clients have experienced. The...

2014-05-28 23:17:36

According to Josh Glawe with Morris Psychological Group, affluenza, a single-minded focus on the pursuit of money, status and material possessions cause real problems and dysfunction in many American families. Teens from wealthy families are more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs than their less affluent peers and they have disturbingly high rates of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-injury, cheating and stealing. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Affluenza isn't a joke....

2014-05-19 20:21:44

Opening today, the eating disorder treatment center will provide specialized 24-hour care to female and male adults and adolescents struggling with anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder BELLEVUE, Wash., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Recovery Center of Washington, a 24-bed residential eating disorders treatment center, will open its doors today in an effort to increase access to Residential eating disorders treatment in the Northwest....

2014-05-01 23:02:57

New book by leading eating disorders expert Dr. Stacey Rosenfeld comes out June 1, 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Many women have an unhealthy relationship with food or their body. They feel guilty when they “cheat." They look in the mirror and obsess about their body, and are tired of dieting. Stacey Rosenfeld PhD, a leading specialist in eating disorders, wants women to know that they are not alone. In her book, Does Every Woman Have an Eating Disorder? Challenging...

2014-04-30 23:21:33

Recent public shootings leave families reeling, struggling to cope with loss. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 April has been a difficult month for many in the United States, as the public is left reeling in the aftermath of two shootings. At least six people were killed and many more injured in unrelated incidents at Fort Hood, Texas, and a Jewish community center in Kansas City. The Sylvia Brafman mental health facility reminds everyone that it isn’t necessary to be...

2014-04-25 12:26:13

Celebrate International No Diet Day on Tuesday, May 6(th), 2014 TORONTO, April 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Billions of dollars are spent every year on the latest diet programs, diet pills and diet books, yet most dieters regain all of, if not more weight within one to five years(1). Frequent dieting can lead to eating disorders - negatively impacting the mental and physical health of whole families. On May 6(th), International No Diet Day, the National Eating Disorder Information Centre...

2014-04-24 16:28:45

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerry L. Halverson, M.D., FAPA, and Rachel C. Leonard, Ph.D., members of the psychiatric team at Rogers Memorial Hospital, will be featured presenters at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), May 3-7, in New York City. The largest annual psychiatric meeting, the APA conference draws more than 16,000 attendees from around the globe, with a variety of mental health professionals and advocates including...


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