Drunkorexia Treatment

Drunkorexia Treatment

Alcohol misuse disorders impact millions of Americans each year. Unfortunately, many people who struggle with an eating disorder also meet the criteria for an alcohol misuse disorder. When you have both an eating disorder and an alcohol misuse disorder, you have drunkorexia. Because of the severity and risks associated with the condition, which includes a…

Is Anorexia a Choice

Is Anorexia a Choice?

Anorexia nervosa is a severe mental health concern that affects around 1% of the population. It has the highest mortality rate of any mental disorder, according to data from the NIMH[1]. Despite its severity, it is common for the families of people with anorexia to feel so overwhelmed with guilt about their failure to prevent…

Eating Disorder Counseling

Eating Disorder Counseling

It’s not uncommon for people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction to also have a mental health disorder. It could be depression, PTSD, anxiety, or an eating disorder. Treatment becomes more complicated because both issues must be addressed in order to encourage healing. If you’re dealing with anorexia or bulimia in addition to substance abuse,…

woman showing signs of eating disorders

How To Recognize Signs of Eating Disorders

There are many types of disordered eating habits, but a diagnosable eating disorder affects the social and occupational functioning of the patient in profound, sometimes life-threatening ways. Eating disorders often begin with the desire to become more attractive, confident, healthy, or in control. An eating disorder involves a pattern of self-inflicted starvation or self-induced vomiting.…