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EATING DISORDER BLOGS

World Health Day 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. While the theme...

Fueling and Nourishing Tips by Julia Cassidy MS, RD, CEDRDS 

As we are all navigating our way through the COVID 19 pandemic, I can only imagine the amount of fear and...

Coronavirus Quarantine and Eating Disorders: A Perfect Storm

If an eating disorder could choose its favorite environment, it could do no better than the stay-at-home orders issued in many...

Recovery in a Time of Coronavirus

As families across the world are grappling with the short and long term impacts of coronavirus, social distancing, and state-wide stay...

Eating Disorder Instagram Accounts to Follow in Recovery

Instagram can be a confusing place. It’s an online platform where people share fashion, art, personal images, and find friends and...

Understanding Anorexia and Mental Health

Anorexia nervosa, like all eating disorders, is both a mental and physical condition. Anorexia and mental health are closely linked. Many...

COVID-19 Update: Telehealth Services Now Available at Discovery

COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise. It has taxed our coping skills and shaken our sense of safety. At this...

screenshot of TLC's Hot and Heavy featuring Adrianna and Ricardo

TLC’s Hot and Heavy Gets it Wrong

TLC’s “Hot and Heavy” aims to take an honest look at “mixed weight” relationships. Do they get it right? The answer...

Warning Signs Your Teen Might be Struggling with Anorexia

There are various warning signs of anorexia that indicate that your teen might be at risk for developing this life-threatening eating...

What Causes Anorexia?

CN: brief mention of physical and sexual abuse. It’s natural to wonder what causes anorexia, a mental illness. In some ways,...

Patient, Family & Staff Safety is our Priority: COVID-19Update