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EATING DISORDER BLOGS

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Eating Disorder Statistics: Get the Facts Here

Understanding eating disorder statistics is important, as myths and misunderstandings can easily come up. One stereotype that doesn’t line up with...

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Facing Barbecue Season with an Eating Disorder during COVID-19

As the weather warms up, many cities and states are loosening the stay-at-home orders enacted to combat COVID-19. This increased leeway...

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Why Bikini Season Is Problematic

Summer is officially here and as with most people, when temperature rises, outfits of clothing change, along with talks about vacation...

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Celebrating Pride Month in the Middle of a Pandemic

LGBTQ+ folks are disproportionately impacted by eating disorders. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA): LGBTQ+ identified folks experience unique...

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Putting an Entire City on a Diet Misses the Mark

Any one of us may not have been directly exposed to the coronavirus, but we each have most certainly been exposed...

Our Pledge to the Community

We, at Center for Discovery, have been deeply affected by the protests and violence that are occurring across our country. The violence...

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Anxiety and COVID-19

As I inhaled, I closed my eyes and attempted to count to 10. One, two, three, four, five, six…as the air...

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Trauma and Binge Eating: Learning How to Cope

Eating disorders have an established link to trauma. Studies have shown time and again that trauma makes us more like to...

How to Stop Binge Eating: A Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating Approach

Do you want to learn how to stop binge eating? Engaging in binge eating can feel extremely shameful and it often...

Appetite Suppression Products Encourage Disordered Eating

Appetite suppression products have become more mainstream in the last five years as Instagram influencers—and by extension, the brands they promote—have...

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