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Eating Disorders

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Letter to Those Struggling: HoldOnPainEnds

We are featuring another guest blog spot from a soulful former patient, Courtney. We are so grateful for her tenacity and commitment to her recovery. Also, that she is able to so eloquently articulate the struggles and speak to us where...

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A Heart for Advocacy

Loreen ThompsonFinancial Coordinator I have been working in the mental health industry for the past 30 years and have worn many hats from an office manager at a thriving outpatient clinic, to admissions, to billing manager, and for the...

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Staying the Course in Choppy Seas

Benita QuakenbushOwner / Founder / CEO Eating disorders are a complicated, painful and potentially life threatening. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric disorders. (Crow, et al, 2009). One of the reasons I...

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

By Jill JensenCase Manager National Eating Disorder Awareness Week has come and gone, but raising awareness about Eating Disorders is something we can do any day of the year. While working at Avalon Hills, I have become more aware of what...

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5 Early Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders manifest in different ways among different people. However, there are certain common red flags that can signal a problem is developing. If you recognize some or all of the following warning signs, it may be time to seek...

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