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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day: Children and Eating Disorders

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is nationally sponsored by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and takes place on May 4th 2017. This year’s theme is “Partnering…
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National Foster Care Month: The Link Between Foster Care and Mental Health Disorders

May is National Foster Care Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the time and commitment from foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, child mental health professionals…
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National Maternal Depression Awareness Month: May 2017

May is considered the National Maternal Depression Awareness Month recognizing the seriousness of depression during and after pregnancy. Mothers are usually the cornerstones of every family. They help provide the…
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National Mental Health Month: Raising Awareness for Mental Health in the United States

Since 1949, national mental health organizations across the United States have dedicated the month of May as National Mental Health month to raise awareness and break the stigma on mental…
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Size-less Clothing in Eating Disorder Recovery: Erasing the Stigma of Numbers on Garment Tags

According to an article in the Washington Post, “A size 8 dress today is nearly the equivalent of a size 16 dress in 1958. And a size 8 dress of 1958 doesn't even…
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Weekly Top Eating Disorder News Articles

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are recognized by psychologists and psychiatrists around the world and can result in severe co-morbidities and even death…
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Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) are the most common eating…
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Young Athletes and Eating Disorders

Ballet, football, wrestling, gymnastics, figure skating, boxing and running are well-known competitive sports but they also have another thing in common; a higher prevalence for eating disorders. The competitive sports…
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National Alcohol Awareness Month

National Alcohol Awareness Month: Do I Have an Alcohol Addiction? April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), an organization that…
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