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Eating Disorders and Alcohol Use

Exploring the Connection Between Eating Disorders and Alcohol Use The relationship between eating disorders and alcohol use continues to increase throughout our society. Often, alcohol abuse is utilized as an unhealthy response to regulate emotions and cope with stressors, much [...]

2021-09-17T04:58:55+00:00November 3rd, 2020|

Tips for Managing Anxiety

Anxiety stimulates a fight or flight response. In the body, it can lead to the sudden release of stress hormones. Have you been wondering how to go about managing anxiety in day-to-day situations? Here’s why working on it now is [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:12+00:00March 30th, 2020|

Why Do People Self Harm?

Although many people can understand anxiety or depression, many find someone causing intentional harm to themselves confusing. Because self-harm often appears traumatic and violent, it could look like an attempt at suicide. Individuals with an eating disorder may restrict, binge, [...]

2021-07-20T20:44:13+00:00July 29th, 2019|

Are Anorexia and Depression Connected?

Most people, especially women, see flaws in their bodies that they wish they could change. In most cases, they take steps to exercise and eat healthier to improve how they look. However, some women take this to the extreme, which [...]

2019-09-27T07:21:37+00:00April 11th, 2019|

Common Signs of Exercise Addiction

It's clear that regular exercise has many mental and physical health benefits. Studies show that it reduces the risk of certain health problems and improves mood and self-esteem. However, is it possible to exercise too much? Is exercise addiction a [...]

2019-09-27T07:32:43+00:00August 14th, 2018|

How Magnolia Creek Made a Difference in Mary’s Life

Mary was 17 years old when her eating disorder began; it consumed her life, as is this case with so many women who suffer. Due to the stigma often surrounding eating disorders and the confusion surrounding the symptoms, many women [...]

2019-09-27T07:34:11+00:00July 12th, 2018|

Eating Disorders and Body Dysmorphic Disorder

By: Laura Cordova ALC, NCC Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a mental disorder that impacts 1-2% of the U.S. population, but because it often goes undiagnosed, those affected could be higher.  Although this disorder been around for some time, clinicians [...]

2019-09-27T07:36:32+00:00November 14th, 2017|

We Need to Talk about Suicide

By: Maggie Klyce, LICSW, PIP Suicide. It is a topic that people tend to avoid talking about, a highly-stigmatized topic, and one that evokes shame in sufferers and fear in loved ones. However, we need to be discussing suicide.  According [...]

2019-10-01T09:26:16+00:00August 28th, 2017|