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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.

October 18, 2017
The Body Project has been found to reduce the onset of eating disorders and touts very strong effects at reducing body dissatisfaction. The program also is decreasing eating disorder risk factors. The Body Project is a body-acceptance program supported by more research than any other body image program. Here's what faculty, staff and students have to say about their experience:
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DocumentTags: "body dysmorphia disorder", "child & adolescent", "eating recovery foundation", families, foundation, professionals, "the body project"
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July 20, 2017
Visit to download Jenni Schaefer's song “Life Without Ed” for a small donation. By downloading this song, you can help to support eating disorder initiatives. Please consider donating $2. You will not only receive a download of our song, but you will also be helping to save lives.
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DocumentTags: alumni, events, foundation, "jenni schaefer", "judy rodman", "life without ed", patients
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June 06, 2017
There are many great conferences in the eating disorder field, and I’m frequently asked, “Why should I spend time away from my private practice, and make the financial investment to attend your conference?” I know you may think I’m a little biased, but when you read what conference attendees have to say, you’ll see there are many reasons why you should attend.
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DocumentTags: foundation, professionals
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April 21, 2017
When it comes to eating disorder recovery, the Eating Recovery Foundation is an asset to those afflicted with — or at risk for — an eating disorder. The Foundation’s Charitable Care Fund is a fund that can fill the treatment gap for those whose financial hardship prevent the opportunity of recovery. Learn more about the fund and how you can help.
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DocumentTags: alumni, "eating recovery day", events, families, foundation, patients, professionals
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December 27, 2016
As we look back at 2016, the Eating Recovery Foundation has made tremendous progress in their three primary areas of focus:
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DocumentTags: alumni, "eating recovery foundation", families, foundation, professionals
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November 28, 2016
Eating disorders are wiping out our loved ones. It’s wiping them out financially, emotionally, physically, socially and spiritually. Here's how you can be brave and help make a difference.
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DocumentTags: #givingtuesday, events, foundation
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August 30, 2016
On 9/15 from 5-8pm, Kendra Gives Back Parties will take place at select locations in our honor. 20% of proceeds will be donated to help eating disorders.
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DocumentTags: events, foundation, "kendra gives back", "leslie mckay"
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March 02, 2016
Discover how Eating Recovery Center therapist Brittany Gilchrist uses compassion to support individuals and families towards eating disorder recovery.
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DocumentTags: alumni, "brittany gilchrist", "erc the woodlands tx", families, foundation, patients, professionals
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December 01, 2015
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July 01, 2015
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