Category: Partner

Why Eating Disorder Screenings Should Check for Addiction

Why Eating Disorder Screenings Should Check for Addiction By Timberline Knolls  Eating disorders and addiction are like partners in crime. Where one goes, the other often follows. Up to 50% of people who are in treatment for an eating disorder also have a substance use disorder, while about 35% of those who are in treatment… Read more »

The Jewish Community, Food and Eating Disorders

The Jewish Community, Food and Eating Disorders By Shlomo (Solomon) Bogart (he/him/his) Adult clinician at Walden Behavioral Care The prevalence of eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia is on the rise, and they are not discriminating against any race, ethnicity, social class, or religion, including members of the Jewish community.  The culture of the Jewish… Read more »

Eating Disorders a Danger for Competitive Young Athletes

Eating Disorders a Danger for Competitive Young Athletes By Timberline Knolls  For many parents, getting their children involved in athletics is a top priority during their young ones’ school-age years. Participating in sports helps children get regular exercise, develop lasting friendships, and learn valuable skills like leadership and teamwork that extend outside of the playing… Read more »

Finding Help For Anxiety and an Eating Disorder: Zach’s Story

Finding help for anxiety and an eating disorder: Zach’s Story From Rogers Behavioral Health  According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders in the U.S. Many people who suffer from them also have another mental illness like depression or an eating disorder. Zach, a former patient… Read more »

Eating Disorders & LGBTQ Community: Treatment Best Practices

Eating Disorders & LGBTQ Community: Treatment Best Practices  From Walden Behavioral Care  What research tells us The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the diagnoses of eating disorders in people under 30 by 15 percent in 2020 compared with previous years according to a recent study. While eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages and ethnicities,… Read more »