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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.


July 02, 2020
Actress and Breaking the Chains Foundation Board Member Jillian Rose Reed talks about her experience with self love and how she learned to love herself and find her confidence. Read Jillian's guest blog to be inspired and learn more about her journey toward self love.
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July 01, 2020
If you are struggling in your journey today, perhaps you may find it helpful to ask yourself the question I asked myself every morning in those early days: “What do I need to be willing to do in order to give myself the best chance in my recovery today?”
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June 26, 2020
Eating Recovery Center and Insight Behavioral Health are excited to announce Love Your Tree, a body diversity creative arts campaign that kicks off on June 26, 2020, and will last through the end of the year. We are encouraging all professional and non-profit partners to join us in this exciting and inspirational campaign! Here's how you can get involved with the 2020 Love Your Tree campaign.
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June 26, 2020
The tumult of the last few months began with a global pandemic, progressed to economic turmoil and is culminating now in national outrage related to, among other longstanding injustices, the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and others. Black Americans have higher health risks associated with toxic environmental exposures (e.g. air quality) and lower access to health care.
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June 19, 2020

Emancipation was only one battle won in the centuries-long struggle for Black Civil Rights – a struggle that is far from over. Racism continues to rear its head in every aspect of American life. Income and housing inequality, police brutality, voter suppression, hate speech, and political bigotry are just a few of the forms that racism still takes. One racial justice issue that doesn’t get discussed nearly as much as it should is healthcare equity. Toya Roberson-Moore, MD, Adult, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, explores the state of racial inequity in healthcare in this post.

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DocumentTags: advocacy, black, "company statement", coronavirus, "covid 19", dr, lgbtq, lives, matter, "mental health", "mental health reform", research, roberson-moore, toya
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June 18, 2020
In response to the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and others, along with many other longstanding injustices, ERC | Insight voiced its unconditional support of the anti-racist movement. We say it again: Black Lives Matter. We strongly reject racism, hate, and discrimination, as they run counter to what is good and ethical, and clearly stand in opposition to ERC | Insight’s core values.
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June 09, 2020
Have you heard of the Eating Disorders Information Gateway? The Eating Disorders Information Gateway (EDIG) is a resource offered by Eating Recovery Center. This website provides a single portal where anyone looking for information on eating disorders can access a variety of materials.
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June 03, 2020
Today we’re discussing the upcoming 12th Annual Eating Recovery Foundation Conference on Mental Health, Practical Applications for Multidisciplinary Care. This two-day virtual event will feature an Eating Disorders track and Mood, Anxiety and Trauma track with more than 20 research-based presentations from the nation’s leading eating disorder and mental health experts. 
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June 02, 2020
We strongly reject racism, hate, and discrimination. They run counter to what is good and ethical, and clearly stand in opposition to ERC/Insight’s core values of compassion and integrity. But believing in values is never sufficient. We have an obligation to make sure that we are systematically living up to them as an organization.
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May 19, 2020
Look at that guy in the window.
He always seems so sad
Everyone says how much they love him
But he always looks so very bad
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