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The Eating Recovery Center Blog features frequent updates concerning Eating Recovery Center (ERC), our eating disorder treatment methods and programs, and upcoming meetings and events to help provide patients, families, professionals, and alumni alike with the information they need to understand their condition and enter on a path to long-lasting recovery.


March 31, 2020
By making this list, I realized releasing control isn’t about letting go of hope. It is changing the things I can. And that can give me power in an otherwise chaotic time. I hope you’re well in this chaotic time and that you also find the ways to have courage to change the things you can. 
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DocumentTags: "binge eating disorder", coronavirus, "covid 19", "kara richardson whitely"
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March 26, 2020
Dr. Mehler, founder and Executive Medical Director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health, is widely recognized as the world’s foremost expert in the medical treatment of eating disorders and is a noted administrator, researcher and author.
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DocumentTags: acute, "dr mehler", "eating disorder treatment providers", "philip mehler", "professionals eating disorder treatment"
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March 25, 2020
I am not alone in having long-term recovery from one disorder and still being plagued by another. And if you are struggling, whether in recovery from one disorder or trying to step into the recovery process and dealing with anxiety, nor are you.
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DocumentTags: anxiety, "eating disorder recovery", "robyn cruze", "wide wonder"
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March 24, 2020
A big question that is coming up during this time is how to talk to kids and teens about the coronavirus (COVID-19). Kids and teens are likely experiencing some anxiety around the unknown, the implications and the plans. Because of this, it is recommended to do the following things.
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DocumentTags: "children and covid", coronavirus, "covid 19", "leslee marcom"
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March 18, 2020
With more and more people staying indoors and “social distancing” themselves from others, we’re talking about one important aspect of being quarantined: self-care. This might seem minor, but as the days continue where we are being encouraged to stay in our homes, self-care will be more vital now than ever before.
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DocumentTags: coronavirus, "covid 19", resources, "self care"
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March 17, 2020
This March, National Nutrition Month is taking place. Introduced by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a way to “Eat Right Bite by Bite,” National Nutrition Month campaigns for not only healthy eating but being educated and informed about ways to improve one’s overall health in the form of food. 
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DocumentTags: "Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics", "national nutrition month", "ralph carson"
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March 13, 2020
Eating Recovery Center and Insight Mood & Anxiety Centers have many resources available right now that can provide valuable connection and support. We encourage you to take advantage of these resources during this extraordinary time.
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DocumentTags: coronavirus, "covid 19", "eating recovery center news", "online support groups", "virtual support groups"
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March 11, 2020
The next time you ask me why I am so bold and so loud, I will tell you it’s because my biggest fear now is that I will have wasted my life being afraid. I am done being afraid of my own power. I am ready to live. 
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DocumentTags: alumni, "eating disorder recovery", "eric dorsa", recovery
NodeAliasPath: /blog/March-2020/taking-back-the-power-from-my-eating-disorder
March 05, 2020
Demi Lovato’s headline grabbing admission that her eating disorder led to her overdose in 2018 should be headline grabbing. This interaction between substance use and eating disorders is, curiously, little recognized. But we sometimes fail to connect the dots. 
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DocumentTags: "demi lovato", "eating disorder", "leah young", "substance abuse"
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February 28, 2020
At Eating Recovery Center, we are being proactive by breaking the stigma around eating disorders. Here's a breakdown of the research and statistics around eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, binge eating, bulimia and other conditions.
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DocumentTags: "eating disorder statistics", research, statistics
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