Why Eating Disorder Awareness Is Important

  An eating disorder can be difficult to spot but can profoundly affect a person’s physical and mental health. Knowing the types of eating disorders, getting help for yourself or someone you love, and being aware of available resources are essential for ensuring that those affected receive the proper treatment.   At Sanford Behavioral Health, […]

Drive Right In – How to Navigate Your Eating Disorder at Family Gatherings with Dr. Anna Flores

  Family gatherings can be challenging to those in eating disorder recovery. Especially during the holidays. Today on the Anatomy of Addiction podcast, we interview Dr. Anna Flores. Dr. Flores is a Doctor of Clinical Nutrition on staff at Sanford Comprehensive Treatment for Eating Disorders. She gives us valuable tips on managing eating disorder recovery […]

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders can significantly impact your long-term health and mental well-being, so it’s important to seek treatment as soon as possible. These conditions can negatively alter a person’s life, increasing their risk of serious medical complications and long-term mental health issues. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, consider contacting Sanford Behavioral Health for […]

8 Positive Affirmations for Eating Disorder Recovery

An eating disorder can be debilitating, making it difficult to recover and maintain healthy eating habits. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, some affirmations can help you on your journey to recovery. With affirmations for eating disorder recovery, you can focus on staying positive, maintaining a healthy mindset, and taking steps toward healing. […]

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Avoiding the Whack-a-Mole Eating Disorder Game

  I’ve never liked the carnival game whack-a-mole. Bashing heads with a cartoon hammer while an endless succession of new rodents appears. It is too stressful and unpredictable. But I could relate when a friend in recovery said they thought eating disorders, popping up during addiction treatment, reminded them of playing whack-a-mole. Because just when […]

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