anorexia treatment

Anorexia Nervosa: Harmful and Deadly Addictive Behavior

Eating disorders are classified as addictive behaviors that are linked to underlying mental health conditions. Anorexia is a severe psychiatric disorder characterized by unrelenting self-starvation and life-threatening weight loss. People that suffer from anorexia experience: A failure to maintain minimal body weight Fear of gaining weight or becoming fat Disturbances in perception of shape or…

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How is Depression Linked to Addiction?

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” Depression is a debilitating mental illness that interferes with many aspects of a person’s life. Everyone…

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Spreading Awareness About National Suicide Prevention Week

National Suicide Prevention Week runs from September 6th through the 12th, 2020. During this time, we want to give you the support, guidance, and information you need to help yourself or to help those you love who may be struggling. At Fort Behavioral Health, we believe suicide prevention is an ongoing need every day of the year. We’re here for…