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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.


September 07, 2018
The idea of attending group meetings in recovery can sometimes seem like a daunting task. BUT community support is such an important piece to incorporate in our recovery journey. We’d like to help by sharing a little information about what can be found today in the way of community support. 
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April 17, 2017
Eating disorders are debilitating. If you have an eating disorder and another co-occurring issue (substance use disorder, anxiety disorder or mood disorder), you not only tend to have more severe symptoms, you can also be more resistant to treatment. But no matter how many diagnoses you have, recovery is always possible.
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April 01, 2016
Eating Recovery Center explains why eating disorders and alcohol abuse often go hand in hand — and why it is so hard to treat one health condition without treating the other.
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March 23, 2016
Meet addiction treatment expert Linda Lewaniak. A respected substance abuse clinician and administrator that brings over 25 years of experience to Chicago-area treatment centers, specializing in treatment for eating, mood and anxiety disorders.
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