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Support for Eating Disorders

Posted Jul 09 2009 6:29pm

Tonight we are starting a new support group for eating disorders in Glendale, CA. The group is open to individuals looking for help to overcome their eating disorder and also open to parents, families and loved ones who long to understand more about them.

Unfortunately eating disorders come with a stigma that often makes people embarrassed. It’s hard enough for an individual to admit to themselves or their loved ones that they have an eating disorder and even worse to be judged by others. When parents learn about the eating disorder many times their assumption is that they have to take control. In many cases this is the worst thing to do.

Family involvement is critical to helping an individual overcome an eating disorder. The entire family unit needs to understand the issues and learn how to commnicate more effectively so as not to continue sending unhealthy messages to the family member who is working on recovery.

Recovery from an eating disorder can be extremely difficult, it’s important to understand what helps and what doesn’t. That’s the beauty of a support group.

Eating Disorder Support Group
The “Love” S.H.A.C.
3528 Ocean View Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91208
7-8:30 p.m.
July dates: Wednesday, July 22nd
1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month starting in August

National Eating Disorder Support Conference Call:
Monthly, 3rd Wednesday of the month
5:30-6:30 pm PT
To register and get call in information: Info@Learn2Balance.com

In peace, balance and health,

Lori Hanson
Award-Winning Author, It Started With Pop-Tarts…An Alternative Approach to Winning the Battle of Bulimia

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