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April 5, 2018

Text Your Emergency to 911

Starting today, April 2, 2018, if you are not near a landline, you can text your emergency to 911.  This new feature will allow better access […]
February 23, 2018
suicide

Delaying Action Costs Lives: Treatment

If a child says they are considering suicide or has made a suicide attempt, immediate treatment may be necessary.  “One of the most important things is to […]
September 22, 2017
college parties

What Do I Do With My Child?

College can be an exciting time for many young adults. It is where they experience many firsts, including a new lifestyle, friends, roommates, exposure to new […]
March 6, 2017
body image

Media and the Mirror

A young girl in her mid-teens stares at a mirror, a wounded look in her eyes as she dissects the reflection looking back at her. With […]
August 30, 2016
recovery

Road to Recovery

When JuliAnn Crommelin was 13, she started sneaking beers out of her parent’s kitchen cabinet. “Drinking just put me in a different state of mind. It […]
August 29, 2016
eating disorders

Not So Simple

The hardest part of having a child or family member with an eating disorder is the longevity of the disease. Dads especially are used to going […]
August 22, 2016
a new beginning

Fully Recovered

For years now, I have touted the beautiful, undeniable truth that anyone struggling to overcome an eating disorder has the ability to achieve full, sustainable recovery.  […]
May 20, 2016

Perfect Body at All Costs

The drive for the ideal body shape and size is so strong that some will undergo risky, expensive surgeries to help achieve the body they want. In […]
May 6, 2016
dieting

Dangers Of Dieting

Being ridiculed by family members or looking different from peers can contribute to kids’ unhappiness with their bodies. “Body image dissatisfaction is associated with depression, low […]
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