Category: college

Texas Christian University Exemplifies State of the Art Counseling Support for Students

TCU Frog Fountain Dr. Eric Wood is the Director of Texas Christian University (TCU) Counseling and Mental Health. He offers insight into TCU’s counseling support and observations and direction on improving college counseling centers in this interview. At Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope, we are continually contacted by college students seeking help for eating disorders, substance abuse, [...]
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Rethinking the Traditional Model of College Campus Counseling

TCU Library There’s much talk in the field of college mental health about the ever-growing “mental health crisis [1].” Much of this talk centers on the narrative that universities are overwhelmed by a generation of college students reporting more stress and more psychopathology than ever before. Though the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors reports [...]
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Ten Tips for Choosing the Right College for Eating Disorder Recovery

College Students Vulnerable to Eating Disorders The transition to college is a big adjustment made even more complicated for those struggling with disordered eating. During times of stress, like going to college, eating disorder thoughts and behaviors can return or intensify as a way to cope. Given this, it’s essential to consider ways of choosing the right college or university that [...]
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College Sorority Life: Tips to Maintain Eating Disorder Recovery

Women College students battling drunkorexia On college campuses across the states, thousands of women join sororities every year through a structured recruitment process: the sorority rush. The college sorority life provides a space for young women entering college to make lifelong friends, enjoy personal growth and enrichment, and engage in activities within their college community. On the other hand, sororities [...]
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How to Choose an Eating Disorder Treatment Center: What is Best for My College Student?

Girl trying to find Eating Disorder Treatment Center for a College Student Contributed by Whitney Owens, MA, RMHCI with Canopy Cove Attending college and being a part of the world of academia can be an exciting time in a student’s life. But when suffering from an eating disorder, many students face challenges they cannot overcome on their own. So How do you find the best eating disorder [...]
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Fraternities & Eating Disorders in College: Correlations & Concern

College Fraternities Eating disorders are common in men. Even though in the past, it has been considered a ‘female disease’; males also suffer from EDs and have a lifetime prevalence rate of .3% for anorexia, .5% for bulimia, and 2% for binge eating disorder.  Total statistics equate to approximately 25%, (or 10 million men) of individuals in the [...]
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Sororities & Bulimia: What Can I Do to Help My Sister?

Sororities Sisters Dieting behaviors among college students are becoming more common. 83% of university females have consciously tried to lose weight or engaged in dieting behaviors [1].  The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA), reports that 15% of women aged 17-24 have an eating disorder and 20% of college students say they have previously had an eating disorder, and [...]
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