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Latest National Eating Disorders Association Stories

2014-03-31 23:31:48

Eating Disorder Treatment Center Adds New Family & Group Sessions St Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 With only 1 in 10 people with an eating disorder seeking treatment, Castlewood Treatment Center is pleased to announce the addition of new, flexible outpatient services at its Fenton, Missouri location. Castlewood will now offer an eating disorder support group for families, a client support group and individual and family therapy sessions beginning later this month. The groups are...

2014-03-18 23:04:03

Understanding eating disorders is first step in prevention, treatment and Casa Palmera Treatment Center supports recent request for national study and additional statistics. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Congressional leaders are calling on the federal government to study how eating disorders affect both Americans as individuals and the American economy as a whole. Congressional members of the National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus wrote a letter last month calling on the...

2014-02-25 23:34:44

Treatment of co-occurring disorders allows for the healing of the root causes of drug & alcohol dependence. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Passages Malibu marked National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 23rd to March 1st) to help their national campaign raise awareness and provide individuals better access to medical services. Eating disorders are specifically defined as people dealing with anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating, and do not only include those with low...

2014-02-25 08:32:38

MentorCONNECT joins the National Eating Disorders Association for NEDAwareness Week February 23 - March 1 HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and MentorCONNECT, the first global eating disorders nonprofit mentoring community, are proud to announce the launch of their 4th Annual Virtual Walk, a nationwide social media-based awareness and fundraising event supporting NEDAwareness Week (February 23-March 1). (Photo:...

2014-02-24 23:26:22

Eating Disorder Treatment Centers Planning Events across the Country to Raise Awareness (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Center and its trusted affiliates are proud to support National Eating Disorders Awareness Week with a series of events planned at their facilities, on college campuses and at conferences across the country. The weeklong awareness campaign, February 23 through March 1, encourages individuals, families and communities to spread the word about the warning...

2014-02-21 12:24:53

PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Both clinicians and clients strive to invite, create, and nurture the potential for transcendent experience during the treatment of eating disorders. A groundbreaking, experiential workshop at the 28(th) annual iaedp Symposium, will explore those unique transcendent moments in the treatment of eating disordered clients- the life changing "Ta Das" experienced by both client and clinician. The workshop will be part of an action-packed...

2014-02-05 08:30:33

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, announced today the launch of the ValueOptions Signature Network, a system of innovative treatment centers which specialize in intensive treatment options and inpatient care for behavioral health and substance use disorders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/PH36534LOGO) Comprised of Centers of Excellence with proven...

2013-12-26 23:03:16

New program guidelines give parents and caregivers a road map to identifying signs and symptoms of teen eating disorders, and a proven set of treatment modalities that work. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Eight million Americans, according to Statistic Brain, suffer from an eating disorder, with 95 percent of those affected falling between the ages of 12 and 25. Fifty percent of girls between the ages of 11 and 13 believe they are overweight and 42 percent of girls in first through...

2013-12-05 12:29:41

Geraud brings over 26 years of diverse therapeutic and dietary experience to the role of Senior Clinical Director at Washington's longest-standing eating disorders treatment center serving both adults and adolescents BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Moore Center, Washington's longest-established eating disorder treatment center providing comprehensive outpatient treatment to adults and adolescents suffering from anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder,...

2013-12-05 12:29:00

Groundbreaking 24-hour treatment program for adults is the first of its kind in Chicago CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now, many local eating disorders specialists have needed to refer patients out of town for 24-hour eating disorders treatment due to lack of specialized residential care options in the City of Chicago. In early 2014, this will change with the opening of a new residential eating disorders treatment center. Chicago-based Insight Behavioral Health Centers...