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, […]

5 Signs of an Eating Disorder

An eating disorder is a serious mental health condition affecting millions of people in the United States and worldwide. Understanding the signs of an eating disorder is essential to help yourself or a loved one and access appropriate outpatient treatment options. Sanford Behavioral Health offers comprehensive outpatient treatment programs for eating disorders and can help […]

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Don’t Call it Gym Class: Recreational Therapy for Eating Disorders

  Recreational therapy, also known as therapeutic recreation, is essential to the comprehensive treatment of those with eating disorders at Sanford Behavioral Health. People seeking treatment may feel lost and disconnected from their identity, values, bodies, and leisure interests because of their eating disorder(s). This is where the recreational therapist steps in as part of […]