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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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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…