De-stigmatizing Eating Disorders

Eating Recovery Center’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ken Weiner talks about the different ways that eating disorders manifest themselves—and how to recognize them. Coloradans are considered a generally healthy crowd thanks to the state’s active culture, but the pressure to fit into an athletic and fit image can have negative effects, too. Case in point: The Centennial State has the fifth-highest percentage of kids with eating disorders in the U.S. It also boasts the country’s only privately owned psychiatric hospital exclusively devoted to the treatment of eating disorders. The Denver-based Eating Recovery Center sees an average of 125 patients per day at its Lowry facilities and offers all levels of care starting at age 10... Read the full article.

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