Addictions: After The Holiday Blues
The holidays, especially the end of the year holidays (from Thanksgiving through the New Year) seem to be an especially hard time for people struggling with addictions. For most people a time of celebration, family, and renewed commitments to a [more]
Weight Stigma Awareness Week 2013
Weight Stigma Awareness Week:What is Weight Stigma?
BEDA’s National Weight Stigma Awareness Week raises awareness of this last socially-acceptable prejudice and one that can do fatal harm to emotional and physical health.
Drug Addiction in the Family: One Man's Journey
Here is one man's story of his family's struggle with addiction. We wanted to share his experience to make people aware that an addiction not only hurts the individual, but the entire family.
No one can ever quite remember when the unwanted guest [more]
Taking a New Look at Old Boundaries in Eating Disorders
The Eating Disorders Review recently send out this review of ICED in Montreal. A very insightful look at how necessary it is to consider all variebles leading up to and including the treatment of a patient struggling with an eating disorder.
Prescription Drug Addiction Still an American epidemic
This article by Jackie Glass of the Chicago Tribune shows the epidemic of prescription drug abuse is in full force.
Prescription drug abuse an American epidemic
Women, we have a problem. According to a recent study by the Centers for [more]
Eating Disorders Plague Teenage Boys, Too
The following story recently ran in the L.A. Times covering the growing number of males struggling with anorexia and the added challenges they face in seeking treatment.
A survey shows that L.A. male high school students are about [more]