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Eating Recovery Center Is Title Sponsor of Brene Brown Seminar in Denver

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/20/13 -- Eating Recovery Center is the proud Title Sponsor of the Brené Brown seminar presented by YOUnique Counseling at the Historic El Jebel Shrine in Denver, Colorado on November 21, 2013 at 7:00pm.Brené Brown is an internationally renowned speaker and the New York Times Best Selling Author of Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead. Brown is hosted by YOUnique Counseling to speak on her 12 years of ...


20.11.2013

CRC Health Group Expands Eating Disorder Treatment Offerings as Continued Studies Show Eating Disorders Have Highest Mortality Rate of Any Mental Illness, Official Eating Disorder Diagnostics Are Updated

CUPERTINO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/12/13 -- , the nation's largest network of behavioral health and addiction treatment programs, has expanded its treatment offerings for patients with eating disorders. The treatment additions follow this year's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-V updates that include the addition of binge eating disorder and changes to bulimia and anorexia diagnostic criteria, as well as studies that indicate that eating disorders have the ...


12.09.2013

Eating Disorders Treatment Experts Cindy Pikus, PhD, and Nadine Dexter, RN, MSN, Join Eating Recovery Center Leadership Team

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/18/13 -- Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive , bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, today announced that it has recruited two eating disorders and mental health treatment experts to join its leadership team. Cindy Pikus, PhD, has been named clinical director of adult inpatient and residential services and associate chief clinical officer, and Nadine Dexter, RN, MSN, has been named chief nursing officer."Pikus and De ...


18.07.2013

Disordered Eating Behaviors, Intentional and Unintentional, Can Heighten Women's Risk for Fertility Challenges

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/13 -- Women seeking answers to fertility challenges frequently look to reproductive issues as the primary source of problems. However, few women are aware that their own eating or exercise behaviors -- past or current -- may actually be a contributing factor in their inability to conceive. Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, often observes women seeking after unsuccessful attempts to get pr ...


11.07.2013

Eating Recovery Center Founding Partner and CEO, Ken Weiner, MD, Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) 2013 Mountain Desert

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/13 -- Ken Weiner, MD, FAED, CEDS, founding partner and chief executive officer of Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive , bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 (Mountain Desert region) in the Healthcare Services category. This annual award seeks to acknowledge individuals who have created outstanding, high-growth organizations through innovation, financial pe ...


24.06.2013

5th Annual Eating Recovery Center Foundation Eating Disorders Conference Offers Professional Education From Leading Eating Disorders Experts

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/13 -- Outstanding opportunities for professional development and intensive exploration of the latest in research and innovative are highlights of the to be held in Denver, Colo., August 23-24, 2013. Nationally recognized eating disorders experts and behavioral healthcare professionals dedicated to understanding and treating eating disorders will converge in the Mile High City to discuss the medical and clinical breakthroughs and treatment best practices, ...


11.06.2013

Len Dryer Joins Eating Recovery Center as Chief Financial Officer

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/13 -- Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive , bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, today announced that it has named Len Dryer as its new chief financial officer. A healthcare executive with 30 years of experience at one of the nation's premier pediatric medical centers, Dryer is tasked with advancing and overseeing the organization's financial systems and infrastructure to support Eating Recovery Center' ...


29.05.2013

Official Recognition of Binge Eating Disorder Will Change Lives, According to Eating Recovery Center

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/13 -- Binge eating disorder (BED) will become an official mental health diagnosis this May when it is included -- for the first time -- in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), the manual that mental health professionals use to diagnose and treat mental disorders. According to Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive , this shift has the potential to dramatically improve the quality of life of indivi ...


07.05.2013

Eating Recovery Center Addresses Connection Between Compulsive Exercise and Eating Disorders

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/20/13 -- Professionals specializing in the treatment of men, women and children with eating disorders are observing a growing trend among their patients, who are increasingly engaging in compulsive exercise. According to Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, the connection between generally stems from food-, body- or weight-related issues that drive the excessive physical activity. In fact, a fo ...


20.03.2013

Eating Recovery Center Offers Guidance to Help Individuals Avoid Eating Disorders Relapse During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2013

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- Tens of millions of Americans struggle with eating disorders, including a growing population of baby boomers, adolescents and children. For individuals in recovery from these complex illnesses, a frightening reality is the possibility of . In fact, a 2005 study in the found that more than one-third of individuals who have struggled with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa will experience an eating disorders relapse in the first two and a half years aft ...


20.02.2013

With Childhood Stress on the Rise, Eating Recovery Center Provides Insight to Help Parents Prevent Eating Disorders

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 -- Stress among children and adolescents is on the rise, and mental health professionals are seeing the impact as more families to address stress-initiated behavioral illnesses such as eating disorders. At Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, more than 20 percent of the Center's total inquiries for treatment in 2012 were for children or adolescents ages 17 and under, of which 35 perce ...


29.01.2013

Eating Recovery Center Warns New Year's Resolutions to Lose Weight Can Lead to Disordered Eating

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/03/13 -- Americans' top 2013 New Year's resolution is to become more physically fit and the fourth most popular resolution is to lose weight, according to a recent survey published by Franklin Covey. Because dieting and over-exercise are two activities that commonly contribute to the development of eating disorders, Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for , cautions against diving headfirst into a resolutio ...


03.01.2013

As Holidays Bring Heightened Risk for Eating Disorders Relapse, Eating Recovery Center Promotes Strategies for Protecting Recovery

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/27/12 -- Americans who regularly have high levels of overall stress are most likely to feel stress specific to the holidays, according to a recent survey conducted by Mental Health America. For individuals in , who are typically predisposed to higher levels of anxiety, this is particularly true. The frenetic pace of the holiday hustle and bustle and increased emphasis on food-centric gatherings can lead to heightened stress, and in severe cases, eating disorders ...


27.11.2012

Eating Recovery Center Encourages Eliminating Critical Body-Focused Comments to Foster Positive Body Image During "Fat Talk" Free Week 2012

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/18/12 -- A study released in early October in the International Journal of Eating Disorders found that genetics could cause some women, more than others, to feel pressures to be thin and fall victim to body dissatisfaction. During (October 22-28, 2012) and beyond, Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive , urges women and men alike to take a conscious break from weight-focused criticism of themselves and others, to minimize the po ...


18.10.2012

Informed Parents and Coaches Can Help Prevent Eating Disorders in Young Athletes as Fall Sports Begin

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/02/12 -- Driven athletes possess similar personality traits to individuals who suffer from anorexia nervosa, which may predispose them to the potential development of an eating disorder. For this reason, and as fall sports kick into full gear, Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive , bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, encourages parents, coaches and athletes themselves to understand and minimize athletic activities and pre ...


02.10.2012

Eating Disorder Triggers High During Back to School Transition

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/29/12 -- Research has shown that life changes, such as the transitions to middle school, high school or college, can serve as triggers that may contribute to the development of an eating disorder. For this reason, Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, encourages parents of children and adolescents making these life transitions to be vigilant for early ."Child ...


29.08.2012

Recognition of Binge Eating Disorder Long Overdue, Says Dr. Gregory Jantz of Caring Online

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/09/12 -- As more research emerges showing the serious health consequences of , psychologist Dr. Gregory Jantz of the eating disorder website praises the planned inclusion of in the upcoming edition of the most influential diagnostic manual in the mental health field.Binge eating disorder will be listed with more familiar to the general public, such as anorexia and bulimia, in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or ...


09.08.2012

Social Media Bans on Pro-Anorexia Content Are Encouraging but Will Have Limited Effect, Says Dr. Gregory Jantz of The Center for Counseling and Health Resources

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/12 -- Although two of the internet's most popular social media sites have adopted policies that ban "pro-ana" content intended to paint in a positive light, that's just a small contribution to the work that needs to be done to lower the prevalence of in our society, according to psychologist and author Dr. Gregory Jantz, founder of .Earlier this year, the online "pinboard" service Pinterest and the micro-blogging site Tumblr b ...


03.08.2012

Pinterest, Tumblr Policies to Combat Pro-Anorexia Messages Applauded by Eating Disorder Expert Dr. Gregory Jantz of Caring Online

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/12 -- While he applauds recent efforts to ban pro-anorexia content from Pinterest and Tumblr, two of the most popular social media sites on the internet today, author and psychologist Dr. Gregory Jantz of the eating disorder website says that such bans can have only a very limited role in lowering the prevalence of ."Of course it's encouraging when a company refuses to host web content that portrays unhealthy eating patterns and extreme dieting as ...


03.08.2012

The Moore Center for Eating Disorders Expands Treatment Options by Partnering With Eating Recovery Center

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/19/12 -- Eating Recovery Center, an international center for providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, announced today that it has partnered with . Located in Bellevue, Wash., The Moore Center is the largest eating disorders clinic in Washington state.This affiliation brings synergies to both organizations, enabling The Moore Center to enhance its current treatment options by strengthening its connection with an i ...


19.07.2012

'Eating Disorder Lit' May Not Be Appropriate for Everyone, Cautions Dr. Gregory Jantz of CaringOnline.com

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/10/12 -- make a fascinating and emotional topic for a novel, and many fiction writers have built book plots around the struggles of sufferers. Likewise, hundreds of non-fiction memoirs have been written that center around their authors' personal battles with eating disorders. But reading such books might not always be healthy or helpful for those who are suffering with or recovering from an eating disorder, according to psychologist Dr. Gregory Jantz, an ...


10.07.2012

2012 Eating Recovery Center Foundation Eating Disorders Conference Features Nation's Leading Experts

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/03/12 -- Denver, Colo., has emerged as a national hub for the . This August, the experts who elevated Denver to this status, along with a group of other highly regarded professionals, will gather in the Mile High City to share trends, new research and emerging best practices in the field of eating disorders treatment at the 4th Annual Eating Recovery Center Foundation Eating Disorders Conference. Formerly known as the Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference, ...


03.07.2012

Children and Teens Point to Summer Camp as the Place Where Eating Disordered Behaviors Often Begin

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/26/12 -- More than 10 million American children attend a camp each summer. Because these children often spend weeks -- and sometimes months -- away from parental supervision, Eating Recovery Center, an international center for , urges parents to be aware of summer camp triggers that may contribute to the development of an eating disorder in their camp-going children."Every year, Eating Recovery Center sees many young patients who cite summer camp as the pla ...


26.06.2012

Eating Disorder Hope Launches New Website

FORT WORTH, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/12 -- Millions of individuals with eating disorders and related issues often have a difficult time finding credible information and resources online. Eating Disorder Hope, (), a website first launched in 2005, is now redesigned to offer even more information and resources for those struggling with these disorders."The new site is more user-friendly and easy to navigate," said Jacquelyn Ekern, a licensed professional counselor and founder of Eat ...


12.06.2012

Eating Disorders on the Rise Among Middle-Aged Women, Says Dr. Gregory Jantz of The Center for Counseling and Health Resources

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/06/12 -- Eating disorders disproportionately afflict teenage girls and young women, but not everyone who suffers from a condition such as anorexia or bulimia fits that description. Increasing numbers of middle-aged women are getting , according to psychologist Dr. Gregory Jantz, internationally known eating disorder specialist, author and founder of the , a residential treatment facility in Edmonds, WA."We don't know exactly why this trend is happenin ...


06.06.2012

'Female Athlete Triad' Endangers Young Women's Health, Warns Dr. Gregory Jantz of CaringOnline.com

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/06/12 -- All serious athletes want to be more competitive in their chosen sports, and for many, that includes controlling their body weight. That can be a healthy thing, up to a point. Too often, however, young female athletes try to shed too many pounds and fall victim to a trio of health disorders commonly known as the "," says Dr. Gregory Jantz, an internationally known eating disorder specialist and bestselling author who operates , a website tha ...


06.06.2012

Demand for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Care Prompts Eating Recovery Center Expansion

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/30/12 -- In response to an increasing demand for child and adolescent eating disorders care, Eating Recovery Center (), an international center for eating disorders recovery, has expanded its Partial Hospitalization Program for Children and Adolescents. With the opening of a new facility in Denver's Lowry neighborhood, this 11-hour-per-day, family-based treatment program will nearly triple current capacity. Eating Recovery Center's child and adolescen ...


30.05.2012

Fad Diets Don't Work, Can Compromise Health, Says Dr. Gregory Jantz of CaringOnline.com

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/16/12 -- People who need to lose weight should forgo and instead should focus on sensible eating and exercise, says Dr. Gregory Jantz, a nationally certified , author of many books on , and founder , an Internet resource for and recommendations for ."Losing weight can be hard because it requires destroying old, unhealthy habits and replacing them with new ones," says Dr. Jantz, "but trying to follow a complicated fad diet only makes weight re ...


16.05.2012

Eating Recovery Center Contracts With United Behavioral Health

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/02/12 -- Eating Recovery Center (), an international center for , today announced that its comprehensive eating disorders treatment programs are now an in-network provider for patients insured by United Behavioral Health. Effective May 2, 2012, the insurance contract with United Behavioral Health removes this critical barrier to treatment for hundreds of patients and families seeking specialized care from Eating Recovery Center's renowned experts each year ...


02.05.2012

Eating Recovery Center Encourages Healthy Lifestyle Choices in Preparation for Summertime Fun, Food and Fashion

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/25/12 -- As a barrage of advertisements urging men and women to begin weight loss programs in preparation for summer activities hit the airwaves and span the pages of magazines, Eating Recovery Center (), an international center for , urges springtime dieting caution. Because diets are one of the most common eating disorders triggers, Eating Recovery Center advises individuals to think twice before beginning "quick fix" weight loss regimens and to con ...


25.04.2012

Eating Disorders Treatment Expert Kenneth L. Weiner, MD, FAED, CEDS, Awarded Colorado Psychiatric Society's Outstanding Achievement Award

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/18/12 -- At its annual gathering of members this past Friday, the Colorado Psychiatric Society awarded its 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award to Kenneth L. Weiner, MD, FAED, CEDS, a Denver-based psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. The honor seeks to recognize a psychiatric colleague who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of mental health. Dr. Weiner, who founded and serves as chief medical officer and chief executive of ...


18.04.2012

Eating Disorder Sufferers Often Turn to Drugs and Alcohol, Require Substance Abuse Treatment, Advises Caring Online

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/13/12 -- Almost half of people who struggle with an also abuse drugs or alcohol. Anyone battling both an eating disorder and an addiction should seek out a health care provider who is prepared to tackle both of these serious issues together, recommends , a website that offers education and support for eating disorder sufferers and their loved ones.Treating substance abuse has historically been given a higher priority among mental health professionals than . A ...


13.04.2012

Anorexia Sufferers at Greater Risk for Suicide, Warns Eating Disorder Specialist Dr. Gregory Jantz of The Center for Counseling and Health Resources

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/13/12 -- If left untreated, can kill -- in fact, anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any psychological disorder. But it's not just the direct medical effects of extremely low body weight that too often lead to early deaths among anorexics. Anorexia sufferers are far more likely than most people to attempt suicide, and some of them inevitably succeed in taking their own lives, according to Dr. Gregory Jantz, an internationally recognized .Suicide ma ...


13.04.2012

With Eating Disorders in Children on the Rise, Eating Recovery Center Urges Parents to Practice Prevention at Home

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/12 -- Between 1999 and 2006, hospitalizations for 12 and younger rose 119 percent, according to a 2010 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics. In an effort to curb the growth of anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder in this young patient population, Eating Recovery Center (), an international center for eating disorders recovery, urges parents to take preventive measures at home to stop eating disorders before they start."While clinic ...


29.03.2012

Eating Recovery Center Raises Awareness of Eating Disorders in "Nontraditional" Populations During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/12 -- Four in 10 Americans have either suffered from or know someone who has suffered from an eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorders Association. During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 26-March 3), Eating Recovery Center (), an international center for eating disorders recovery, highlights eating disorders' pervasive impact on Americans of all ages and genders."A classic misconception of eating disorders is t ...


21.02.2012

Caring Online Reports 'Drunkorexia' Combines Excess Drinking, Extreme Dieting

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/12 -- More and more young people who want to be thin without passing up the party lifestyle are engaging in a dangerously unhealthy combination of binge drinking and or eating behavior popularly known as "drunkorexia," according to the website .Drunkorexia is seen most frequently among college-age women, who often face dual pressures to be thin and to participate in the alcohol-centered social life prevalent at many schools. According to Caring ...


25.01.2012

Parents' New Year's Resolution Weight Loss Behaviors Can Contribute to Eating Disorders in Children

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/12 -- As millions of Americans resolve to lose weight in 2012, parents' new diet and fitness regimens may have an unintended, negative outcome -- triggering disordered eating behaviors or body image issues in their children. Because children often will mirror what they observe in their adult counterparts, Eating Recovery Center (), an international center for eating disorders recovery providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia and binge eat ...


17.01.2012

Eating Disorder Expert and The Center Founder Says New Reality Series on Eating Disorders May Hurt More Than Help

EDMONDS, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/12 -- are once again in the spotlight with the premiere of a Lifetime network reality show focusing on women who suffer from anorexia, and . It's not the first time reality TV has covered the subject, and eating disorders specialist and author Dr. Gregory Jantz cautions that these shows can do more harm than good.Starving Secrets aired its first episodes in December, telling the stories of seven different women undergoing . The show is hosted and co- ...


10.01.2012

Eating Disorders Identified in College Freshmen as They Return Home for Winter Break

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/11 -- As college freshmen across the U.S. return home for the holidays, thousands of parents will -- for the first time -- discover eating disorders that developed during their child's first semester. Because the transition to college is one of the two most common life stages in which eating disorders develop, Eating Recovery Center (), an international center for eating disorders recovery providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS an ...


14.12.2011

Prestigious Eating Disorders Treatment Award Named in Honor of Eating Recovery Center's Dr. Craig Johnson

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/02/11 -- Nationally recognized , Craig Johnson, PhD, FAED, CEDS, has been honored by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), with the creation of a prestigious professional award in his name. The "Craig Johnson Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice and Training," which was awarded for the first time at NEDA's annual conference in October, recognizes top eating disorders professionals who have distinguished themselves with their cont ...


02.11.2011

Eating Recovery Center Wants You to Silence "Fat Talk" During Fat Talk Free Week

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/13/11 -- Eating disorders are on the rise in children and one in 60 teens qualifies for an eating disorder diagnosis. During Fat Talk Free Week (October 16-22, 2011), Eating Recovery Center (), an international center for eating disorders recovery, urges individuals to increase awareness of the body-conscious comments they make in front of others, especially children and teens. "Fat talk," whether directed at oneself or others, can damage , and in ser ...


13.10.2011

Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program Expands Treatment Options Through Partnership With Eating Recovery Center

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/25/11 -- Eating Recovery Center, a national center for eating disorders recovery providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia and bulimia, today announced that it has partnered with Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program. Summit is a nationally recognized center for eating disorders treatment and prevention located in Sacramento, Cali.This partnership allows Summit to expand its partial hospitalization and outpatient treatment options. It also underscor ...


25.08.2011



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