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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.

August 28, 2017
I recently read a People magazine article featuring Sheryl Sandberg that said: “Grief is a crash course in perspective.” Out of all the “cliché” grief quotes that have been thrown my way, this is the one that resonates the most. Perspective is everything to me now.
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November 28, 2016

Individuals struggling with eating disorders can present as unmotivated, resistant and willful when confronted with the recommendation to enter a higher level of eating disorder care (partial hospitalization and above). This ambivalence may be heightened during the holiday season. Here's why.

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August 18, 2016
Eating disorders, laxatives and muscle-building drugs are common in today's teenagers. Here are 10 ways to overcome these harmful trends.
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July 08, 2016

While many people spend summertime relaxing and enjoying trips or time off, summer can bring an increase of symptoms for individuals with eating disorders. People often say things like, “we will wait and hope that things get better” or “we have more important priorities” — but this sends the wrong message. Would you take the same approach with any other serious illness?

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November 23, 2015

Below, I list common reasons given for delaying admission to an intensive treatment program, as well as messages that referring professionals can share to communicate that postponing treatment may further jeopardize one’s mental and physical status. For example, some may say, "We have plans over the holiday vacation/break.” Typically,

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