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The holiday season can support eating disorder recovery (Examiner.com)

Chief Marketing Officer Julie Holland Faylor, MHS, CEDS is the National Eating Disorders Examiner. Read an excerpt below from her blog post "The holiday season can support eating disorder recovery": Each year, I dedicate at least one of my blogs during the holiday season to an issue facing individuals with eating disorders and their families during this time of year. In the past, I’ve offered tips for those in eating disorder recovery, advice for families supporting a loved one’s recovery, eating disorder warning signs to look for in college freshman returning home for winter break, and reasons not to delay treatment until the new year. If you or a loved one is navigating eating disorder recovery, I encourage you to peruse these past blogs for important information and practical strategies to support you during the holiday season. While the holidays can certainly be a challenging time of year to be in recovery from an eating disorder—or supporting someone who is—it can also be a special, wondrous season that can support and strengthen recovery. After all, it hasn’t become widely known as “the most wonderful time of the year” for nothing! ... Visit her blog to read the article in its entirety.

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