eating disorders in women can cause a rift in relationships

How to Talk to Your Partner About Your Eating Disorder

Dealing with an eating disorder is not easy on your own. Involving your partner can give you the added support you need. First, however, it’s essential to talk with them honestly and openly about it. Simply admitting to your partner that you have an eating disorder can be the biggest hurdle you have to get…

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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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3 Benefits of Attending a Rehab for Women Who Have Children

Having a substance use disorder affects not only the individual abusing drugs or alcohol but also their entire life, especially their family and children. Unfortunately, many parents do not seek the help they need for their addictions because they do not have an alternate caregiver, or they fear that their children will be taken away…

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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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Medical Complications for Women With Alcohol Use Disorders

An alcohol use disorder develops when someone develops unhealthy drinking habits. This condition can include a problem controlling how much the person drinks, an unhealthy focus on drinking, or continuing to drink even when it’s problematic. Patterns can start to develop that put the individual’s health at serious risk. These patterns include binge drinking, drinking…

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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…