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Continuing Your Eating Disorder Recovery in IOP

Ask anyone who has received treatment for an eating disorder, and they will tell you that recovering from an eating disorder is not easy. In fact, many who receive treatment at a residential treatment facility find that continuing their recovery through an intensive outpatient program (IOP) can be highly beneficial. When you look for outpatient…

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The Connection Between Mental Health and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can directly affect a person’s mental and physical health. An eating disorder is not a lifestyle choice but a diagnosable mental health disorder. Seeking treatment as early as you can for an eating disorder is the best course of action as this provides the best chance of recovery. A residential eating disorder treatment…

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How Eating Disorders Can Impact Family Relationships

Recovering from an eating disorder is not easy. But before any treatment can begin, any treatment facility needs to understand what the person dealing with the eating disorder is going through and how their eating disorder has impacted family relationships. So we ask each person entering any treatment to meet with a licensed counselor for…

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Finding a PHP for Women in Maine that Treats SUD and Eating Disorders

A partial hospitalization program, or PHP, is ideal if you’re looking for help with addiction for the first time. However, it can also be helpful if you’re looking for extra support in your recovery to avoid relapse. It’s not easy for many people to remove themselves from their everyday life to enter inpatient residential treatment.…

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10 Facts About Eating Disorders: Recognize NEDA Week 2022

An eating disorder is a complicated mental health condition that can manifest itself in severe symptoms. National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) Week helps shed light on the seriousness of eating disorders and dispels some of the myths surrounding them. Crossroads works day in and day out to support women needing treatment for an eating disorder.…