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Addiction Treatment for a Busy Woman’s Schedule

In a perfect world, those battling addiction would be able to drop everything and seek the treatment they need. But that’s not the reality for most, especially women. Thankfully, many addiction treatment centers offer intensive outpatient programs (IOP) so that busy women can get the treatment they need and still maintain a sense of normalcy…

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How to Take Time Off Work for Eating Disorder Treatment

Taking time off from work to seek treatment for an eating disorder is not easy for everyone to do. The flexibility of your work schedule to accommodate this will depend on your employer and their policies supporting mental health care. Some workplaces fully support their employees with options to take time off to care for…

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Medical Complications for Women with Eating Disorders

An eating disorder is a severe condition that affects both a person’s physical and mental health. Left untreated, it can be potentially life-threatening. The sooner you seek treatment for an eating disorder, the more likely you are to avoid serious medical complications and see a greater chance of recovery. A residential eating disorder treatment program…

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What Makes Residential Eating Disorder Treatment Effective?

One important thing a woman should look for when seeking treatment for an eating disorder is a center that provides residential eating disorder treatment. Many treatment centers offer clients both residential and outpatient treatment options. On some occasions, the treatment team may recommend that you engage in both levels of care. For instance, you may…

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When to Seek Eating Disorder Treatment

Crossroads Maine’s eating disorder treatment center employs a fully integrated model of care. Our treatment addresses both eating disorders, addiction, and any other co-occurring disorders together throughout every step of care. The treatment team combines specialists in treating eating disorders and addiction. These experts collaborate to develop an effective treatment plan for each woman. We…

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Seeking Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder

Recovery from an eating disorder is not easy. Engaging in intensive outpatient eating disorder treatment at Crossroads Maine gives women a fighting chance to achieve lifelong recovery. In our comfortable and caring treatment center, women continue to build life skills and essential coping methods to create a healthy, happy lifestyle. We use gender-responsive models, as…

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3 Signs of an Eating Disorder Relapse

With mental health concerns on the rise, so are concerns related to relapses for both addiction and eating disorders. These are uncharted times, and at Crossroads Maine, we want to make sure we are always offering women the help they need in their recovery, no matter the circumstances. Unfortunately, however, relapse is a common concern…