Eating Disorder Research Update

Research teams across the country and around the world are constantly pursuing research projects designed to help better understand eating disorders including the root cause, who is most at risk, and what treatments are the most beneficial.  For families affected by an eating disorder, keeping on top of this research is important as it can… Continue reading Eating Disorder Research Update

The ABCs of Children’s Mental Health

May is Children’s Mental Health Month which is a great time to talk about where parents can find more information about the mental health conditions their adolescents may be struggling with. While there is no substitute for the expertise and information provided by a qualified mental health practitioner, this version of the ABCs can help… Continue reading The ABCs of Children’s Mental Health

Eating Disorders: The Monster Isn’t Under the Bed. It’s In the Fridge

The monster isn’t under the bed. It’s in the fridge.  People with eating disorders often distort the size of their food so they’ll eat less. They distort the size of their body so thin looks fat. Which yields a fact that isn’t distorted at all-  without treatment, many won’t survive. But, to read about those… Continue reading Eating Disorders: The Monster Isn’t Under the Bed. It’s In the Fridge

Eating Disorders: Losing Weight Not Hope

  How did it go from losing weight to losing hope? People with anorexia see themselves as much bigger than they actually are. And everyone sees the problem as being much smaller. Truth is, anorexia has the highest death rate of any mental illness. But there are cures. Go to myneda.org.