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Benefits of Women’s-Only Mental Health Treatment

Women and adolescent girls often have specific needs when seeking help for mental health. Recent research indicates that some mental health concerns are more common in women than in men. They include depression, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders.   In particular, younger women ages 18-25 are more likely than males to struggle with mental health concerns such as any … Read More

The Power of Pause in ED Recovery

There are a lot of common phrases in recovery such as: Recovery isn’t linear Recovery is a process Relapses happen Relapses are a part of the process Recovery is a journey One part of the process that isn’t often described with a catchy phrase, but is felt frequently, is feeling stuck. There isn’t movement forward … Read More

The Importance of Continued Care

Continuity of care refers to the seamless provision of healthcare services, and it is a cornerstone of effective behavioral health treatment. Delivering consistent and uninterrupted care for individuals ensures that their needs are holistically addressed as they progress through the healing process. While taking part in intensive treatment such as residential care can be an … Read More

New Year… of Health and Happiness!

With the New Year quickly approaching, more promotions of “self-improvement” through dieting and weight loss are going to be popping up. Losing weight has been the most common New Year’s resolution for many, many years. Yet, why do people keep returning to the same New Year’s resolution if it hasn’t been successful and hasn’t increased … Read More

Vaping Linked to Increased Eating Disorder Risk Among U.S. College Students

Vaping might be a less harmful alternative to smoking, but that still doesn’t make it safe. There are still a lot of unknowns about vaping, including the chemicals that make up the vapor and how they affect a person’s physical health over the long haul. E-cigarettes contain nicotine, which is a highly addictive substance even … Read More

The Relationship Between Eating Disorders & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Eating disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) both involve intrusive thoughts, fear, and ritualistic behaviors. The two disorders often occur together, and mental health experts continue to study their relationship to determine if one might cause the other. Regardless of the answer, there is ongoing evidence that links the two conditions, so treatment should address both … Read More

TikTok and Eating Disorders in Adolescents

Scrolling through TikTok offers a welcome escape during the pandemic, something more adolescents than ever have been doing to stay connected with friends. But the video content the social platform serves its users is not always harmless entertainment. Many adolescents are seeing videos that promote eating disorders, and the impact on their mental health can … Read More

Honest Talk About Relapse: An Interview with TK Alumnae Coordinator Jena Morrow Margis

If you’re hoping to have a perfect recovery experience, Jena Morrow Margis has some bad news for you. “If perfection is our goal, we’re absolutely destined to fail,” she said during an Oct. 27 interview. Jena, who serves as the Timberline Knolls alumnae coordinator, made this comment while speaking with Kirsten Müller-Daubermann as part of … Read More