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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.

January 08, 2015
Learn to become a discriminating consumer of eating recovery treatment outcome data. Read this booklet provided by Eating Recovery Center to understand some of the difficulties researchers face in measuring eating disorder treatment effectiveness and how to critically evaluate data that is presented. 
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DocumentTags: "child & adolescent", families, patients, professionals, treatment, "treatment results"
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January 06, 2015
Partnering with Eating Recovery Center, Insight Behavioral Health Centers offers comprehensive, developmentally appropriate programming for adolescents (ages 12 through 17) and families struggling with overeating in the Midwest.
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DocumentTags: "child & adolescent", "compulsive overeating", "dr julie friedman", "dr lynn gettleman chehab", "erc chicago il", families, treatment
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January 06, 2015
“Everything I Need to Know I Learned In Treatment” a Recovery Story by Eating Recovery Center alumna Emily S.
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DocumentTags: alumni, "erc denver co", families, patients, treatment
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January 05, 2015
Listen to Eating Recovery Center's alumni "Recovery Playlist".
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January 05, 2015
Watch this video to learn about Child and Adolescent Services at Eating Recovery Center.
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DocumentTags: alumni, "child & adolescent", families, patients, professionals, treatment
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January 02, 2015
Helpful links to other informational Eating Disorder resources. 
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DocumentTags: alumni, families, patients, professionals
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November 27, 2012

For individuals in recovery from eating disorders, who are typically predisposed to higher levels of anxiety, this is particularly true. The frenetic pace of the holiday hustle and bustle and increased emphasis on food-centric gatherings can lead to heightened stress, and in severe cases, eating disorders relapse. To create a healthy, happy holiday season, take proactive steps to plan for recovery-focused holiday celebrations.

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DocumentTags: alumni, "dr ovidio bermudez", families, patients, "symptoms & signs"
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August 29, 2012
Parents, please be vigilant for eating disorder signs as your children go back to school. Life changes, such as the transitions to middle school, high school or college, can serve as triggers that may contribute to the development of an eating disorder.
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January 17, 2012

As millions of Americans resolve to lose weight, parents’ new diet and fitness regimens may have an unintended, negative outcome — triggering disordered eating behaviors or body image issues in their children. Because children often will mirror what they observe in their adult counterparts, we urge parents to be mindful with their food- and body-focused words and behaviors while undertaking New Year’s resolutions.

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