Tag Archives: Receovery

Helpful Mealtime Tips for Families in the Recovery Journey

meal as part of eating disorder recovery meal plan Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Executive Assistant at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope Mealtimes can be stressful and upsetting for individuals in eating disorder recovery and their families. Every bite might seem like a battle, but there are ways to mitigate the amount of distress these mealtimes cause for all parties involved. Sticking to the [...]
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How to Adjust to a Family Member Who Has Relocated for Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorder treatment facility Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Because eating disorders are complex psychiatric illnesses, professional treatment is often required for intervention and healing. In more severe cases, higher levels of treatment are needed for eating disorder recovery, which may occur at the inpatient or residential level of care. [...]
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Weighing in on the Warning Signs of Relapse in Eating Disorder Recovery

Teen girl worried about body image Contributor: Amy M. Klimek, MA, LCPC, Director of Program Development, Eating Disorder Program Coordinator, Timberline Knolls Recovery from an eating disorder offers many challenges. It is particularly arduous if the person has lived with an eating disorder for an extended period of time. Relapse is not uncommon. Recovery is an ongoing process that is unique [...]
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Eating Disorder Recovery While Living on Food Stamps

Girl in Deep Though Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope For countless Americans across the nation, making ends meet is a struggle, including having enough food for all family members. Food insecurity is a reality that many individuals and families struggle with on a daily basis, and the challenge of knowing [...]
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Benefits of Finding a Mentor in Recovery

Mentor speaking with young woman Contributor: Courtney Howard, B.A., Executive Assistant at Eating Disorder Hope and Addiction Hope Everyone in your life will play a different role in your recovery. Finding a mentor can be invaluable to your process, and there are various avenues you can take to find someone who will fill these shoes. Recovery Communities You can find [...]
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Finding a Mentor in Eating Disorder Recovery

Mother acting as a mentor for her daughter Contributor: Kirsten Haglund, Community Relations Representative for Timberline Knolls and Founder and President of the Kirsten Haglund Foundation For a family, the onset of an eating disorder in a loved one can be a difficult, even debilitating time. Full of questions, faced with new challenges, and little to no common knowledge about how to go [...]
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