Tag Archives: Relapse

Relapse & Seeking Eating Disorder Treatment Again

Woman in the mountains Recovery happens over a duration of years. It can be a challenge to enter real-life after treatment to overcome an eating disorder. Signs of Relapse Eating disorder relapse can be a slow progression. It may begin with fleeting thoughts of food, dieting, or weight. Being dishonest with the treatment team, or a fear that you [...]
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Don’t Have a Treatment Team? Work on Relapse Prevention Now

Woman with flower by a fence Being able to work on relapse prevention is about identifying triggers, understanding where they come from, taking each day as they come, and remember that recovery is a process. This can be difficult to do when you do not have a treatment team, but not impossible to do on your own. The goal of treatment [...]
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Know When to Get Help During a Severe Eating Disorder Relapse

Woman struggling with severe relapse Recovery can take practice and patience over several years of mindfulness, practicing coping skills, and treatment. Both care and aftercare are essential for gaining an eating disorder free life. How to Know if You Are in a Severe Relapse First, know that relapses happen at a progressive rate. You may feel that things are going [...]
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Did I Fail? Eating Disorder Relapse & Returning to Treatment

Woman looking up When in recovery, it can feel like an empowering experience. You may feel that you have more control over your life once you have been balancing life and recovery for a while. But then it hits, a stressful situation, or unrecognized trigger and you find yourself beginning to slip on recovery priorities. Soon you may [...]
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When Eating Disorder Treatment is Necessary for Relapse

Man struggling with an Eating Disorder, Anxiety & Addiction Relapse is often a natural part of eating disorder treatment. It can be difficult to readjust to everyday life and return to your life and work schedules after being discharged. However, being able to maintain your recovery process, nutritional needs, and coping skills is doable once leaving higher level of care or outpatient treatment. It [...]
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How Postpartum Depression Can Increase the Risk of an Eating Disorder

Woman with Postpartum Depression kissing her son Contributor: Melissa O’Neill, LCSW, Director of Program Development at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center In a recent interview for the cover of Glamour’s April 2017 issue, mega-model Chrissy Teigen opened up about her struggles with postpartum depression (PPD), bringing to light a painful condition that many new mothers often struggle with in silence. This 31-year-old [...]
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