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Weight Stigma Awareness Week

The National Eating Disorder Association’s second annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week, September 28 - October 2, serves to help the broader eating disorders community understand the importance of weight stigma for all ...

Recovering Through Relationships

Eating disorder recovery does not occur in isolation. Full recovery is achieved through relationships with one’s self and others. Treatment is most successful when patients are able to develop a relationship with themselves beyond ...

What Makes Avalon Hills Different

The Avalon Hills Eating Disorder Program treats and assists adolescent females and adult women in overcoming the full range of eating disorders. We are differentiated as one of the only remaining privately-owned residential eating ...

The Power of Affirmations

Eating disorder recovery is a challenging process, emotionally, physically, and mentally. There will be times where you may feel like you are failing, however, learning to set good intentions followed by positive affirmations is a ...

Self-Care During Difficult Times

Circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming due to constant new information, long hours inside, uprooted schedules, and a lack of social contact. It’s important to pause for a moment and take care of yourself ...

Shopping Interventions

One of the most difficult challenges our patients face as they work through their eating disorders is accepting their bodies and learning to love themselves for who they are. Acceptance of one’s body image is typically one of the last ...

The Impact of Media

We live in a world where media is no longer only accessible through television and magazines. We have unlimited access to the world at our fingertips through computers and phones, and social media is bombarding our everyday feed. At ...

Eating Disorders & Reproductive Health

It is well known that diet and nutrition may have a significant impact on an individual’s ability to conceive and reproductive systems. Nourishing the body properly is one of the most powerful health changes an individual can make in ...

Early Indicators of an Eating Disorder

When it comes to eating disorders, early detection and treatment is essential. Those who suffer from eating disorders often feel compelled to hide their behaviors which can spiral into serious health issues and a more difficult time ...

Our Philosophy: Treat to Outcome

On average, clients at Avalon Hills have been through treatment multiple times before entering our facility. It is common for these girls and women to get stuck in a revolving-door cycle of recovery and relapse for a significant amount

Breakdown of Roadmap to Recovery

Here at Avalon Hills, we offer a roadmap to success as a guide to all patients and loved ones who are looking for help with recovering from their eating disorder. Step 1: An advocate must be willing to insist on residential ...