As a parent of a child with an eating disorder, you’ve probably experienced a range of difficult emotions since discovering that your son or daughter has a life-threatening problem with …
After you decide to seek professional help for your child’s eating disorder, the next step is to figure out how you’ll pay for it. In this post, we’ll explore some of the most common ways people pay for eating disorder treatment.
Sending your child to rehab for an eating disorder is a hard decision, but it’s not a sign of bad parenting. It’s the opposite. Learn more.
Eating disorders are complex mental health problems that often include a host of underlying or co-occurring conditions. Make sure the members of the staff—with whom your child will interact—are not only kind and compassionate, but well trained to care for eating disorders in children.
Parents know that talking to teenagers is sometimes difficult. A conversation about an eating disorder might prove especially challenging to navigate. To help you prepare, here are our tips for starting an eating disorder conversation with your daughter or son.
When parents find out their child has an eating disorder, some experience intense feelings of guilt or responsibility for somehow causing the problem to develop. But, are these emotions really justified, or are we holding ourselves to an impossible standard?
Eating disorders in children are often accompanied by a wide variety of physical, behavioral and psychological warning signs. However, it’s important to understand that the presence of these symptoms in your child does not necessarily indicate an eating disorder. That said, here’s an overview of common eating disorder signs and symptoms organized by category.
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