Knowing which treatment level is right for you means knowing the different level options at treatment centers. Intensive outpatient program (IOP) and partial hospitalization (PHP) are different options from which a person can choose. Goals can vary by program, but typically goals for levels of care are too medically stabilize, decrease and cease destructive eating disorder behaviors, [...] Read More
Contributor: Morgan Krumeich, PsyD at The Center for Eating Disorders at The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt Working towards recovery from an eating disorder can be full of ups and downs as one progresses along the winding road of recovery. Many people utilize an IOP, outpatient therapy, and weekly support from specialty providers. [...] Read More
Contributor: Michelle Wells, The Meadows Ranch When my friend told me that her teenage daughter entered an intensive outpatient program for the treatment of anorexia, I hugged her, and then I congratulated her. “This is great news,” I said. A surprising response, maybe, but it was heartfelt. I encouraged her and celebrated because I knew [...] Read More
Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Whether you are a student or developing a career in the workforce, whatever your age, gender or socioeconomic status may be, summertime often brings a welcomed break in various ways and forms. This may mean a break from [...] Read More
For anyone who has been in recovery from an eating disorder, it is understood how involved this journey can be. Eating disorder recovery and treatment often occurs in phases. Depending on the severity of the disease, certain phases of treatment may take longer than others, and the process may certainly be challenging at times. Eating [...] Read More
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