Eating Disorders Category

Eating Disorder Category

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How to Talk to Your Teen and What to Do After an Eating Disorder Diagnosis

An eating disorder diagnosis can be a scary and emotional time for your teen and your family. After the initial flurry of activity associated with an eating disorder diagnosis passes and a plan is in place, parents and families are often left with questions on how to best support their loved ones struggling through eating …

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7 Hidden Signs of Eating Disorders

What to Look For If You Think Your Child May Have An Eating Disorder Many people think of eating disorders as a teenage problem. The adolescent years are a time of change and growth, which can make them susceptible to developing eating disorders. Yet, many children develop disordered eating patterns before their adolescent years. If …

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Eating Disorders and Transgender Youth

How Eating Disorders Affect Transgender Youth According to a 2016 analysis by The Williams Institute, roughly 1.4 million people in the United States identify as transgender.  Typically, most people begin developing their gender identity as early as two years old. For most, their gender identity aligns with the sex in which they were born. However, …

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Back to School During Eating Disorder Recovery

Back to School While Maintaining Eating Disorder Recovery Returning to school while maintaining recovery from an eating disorder can be both overwhelming and challenging. We, at Toledo Center, are here and ready to help. Our mission is to support and accommodate our clients and families by providing a flexible environment that offers a programming structure …

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Embracing Recovery in Everyday Life

What to do Once Eating Disorder Treatment is Over At Toledo Center for Eating Disorders, our goal is sustained recovery and ensuring a foundation of a seamless continuity of care. We provide comprehensive aftercare planning and remain connected through appropriate continuing care coordination. Through aftercare planning, our dedicated team of professionals works collaboratively with clients …

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Eating Disorders Are More Common For Transgender Youth

Historically, eating disorders have been associated with young, heterosexual females. However, we are now beginning to recognize that body image issues and eating disorders affect all demographic backgrounds. Eating disorders are a serious, and sometimes deadly, mental health condition that appear among all socio-economic statuses, sexual orientations, and ethnic backgrounds. In particular, the rates of …

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Certainty about Treatment during a Time of Uncertainty

By: Ashley Pennington, MA, Senior Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships At Toledo Center for Eating Disorders, we understand the decision to start recovery by entering a residential eating disorder treatment program during this time of uncertainty can be a bit more challenging. Our experienced, multidisciplinary team understands that entering a higher level of care can …

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