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No one ever thinks their child or loved one will develop an eating disorder. But if that happens, you will need to understand the illness and how you can support the recovery process. Our Resource Center is filled with tips, checklists and information to educate and inform you on how to take care of your loved one – and yourself.


Tag: Relapse

Early detection and intervention are key for keeping your child/loved one on the path of recovery. Listed below are some Red Light tips on what to look for to quickly identify if your loved one is relapsing.
At some time or another, all mothers have been there—we spend hours slaving over a lovely meal (or after a busy day, we defrost some tasty leftovers) and we lovingly place the plate in front of our child. Our efforts to feed them a delicious, balanced meal is met with screaming, crying, throwing, spitting, the silent treatment, demands for different food or an exasperating combination of these refusal behaviors.
First semester pressures for young adults can create the perfect storm for eating disorders development. Common triggers include dieting to avoid the “freshman 15,” stress from academic and social pressures and anxiety related to being away from home.
Staying active is a key part of maintaining health and happiness for all of us – and certainly something we want to instill in our children. As parents, however, it important to recognize when your child is taking their desire to be active and get regular exercise too far.
Stress among children and adolescents is on the rise, and mental health professionals are seeing the impact as more children seek treatment for stress-initiated behavioral illnesses such as eating disorders.
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