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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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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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3 Markers of a Good Alcohol Treatment Center

The search for a quality alcohol addiction treatment program can be overwhelming. For instance, many people find it confusing to navigate the features of addiction treatment centers and ultimately find a facility that offers all the essentials for effective, quality care. Doing your due diligence is essential in setting the course for your or a loved one’s…

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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…

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Recognizing Warning Signs of Anorexia Relapse

Eating disorders are a challenging condition to manage. Everyone’s experience is a little different, as is their relationship with food, self-esteem, body image, and other contributing factors. Recovery is not as easy as just “eating more,” and individuals should not view anorexia relapse as a sign that treatment or recovery have failed. It is a…