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In the Media | Renfrew Center to host 10 free virtual events for World Mental Health Day
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In the Media | Renfrew Center to host 10 free virtual events for World Mental Health Day

Nearly thirty million Americans suffer from an eating disorder, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. In this video interview with Fox 43, hear from Kristin Szostak, LPC, Regional AVP of Operations for The Renfrew Center and Renfrew Alum, Mia K. as they discuss the impact social media has on body image. 

5 Pivotal Ways Registered Dietitians Aid Eating Disorder Recovery
5 Pivotal Ways Registered Dietitians Aid Eating Disorder Recovery

5 Pivotal Ways Registered Dietitians Aid Eating Disorder Recovery

Registered dietitians play a critical, ongoing role in eating disorder treatment. We look at what they do and why it matters.

Parental Guilt & Eating Disorders: 4 Parental Responses to Avoid (& 2 to Adopt)
Parental Guilt & Eating Disorders

Parental Guilt & Eating Disorders: 4 Parental Responses to Avoid (& 2 to Adopt)

Parental guilt is a common response to eating disorders in children. Here’s how parents and guardians can adapt.

Eating Disorders in College Athletes: 10 Warning Signs & 10 Actionable Tips

Eating Disorders in College Athletes: 10 Warning Signs & 10 Actionable Tips

College athletes are at an increased risk for eating disorders and face unique challenges in dealing with them. Here’s what you need to know.

Renfrew Alumni Stories: Marguerite C.

Renfrew Alumni Stories: Marguerite C.

“Renfrew found me when I was drowning and had nowhere else to go but up for air. My treatment team showed me that I could live in the light and choose it even when the darkness begins to creep back in.”

8 Essential Eating Disorder Resources for Family Members
8 Essential Eating Disorder Resources for Family Members

8 Essential Eating Disorder Resources for Family Members

Eating disorders affect the entire family system, turning life upside down. Here’s a list of essential resources to help families navigate.

3 Tips for Navigating Eating Disorder Recovery At College or University

3 Tips for Navigating Eating Disorder Recovery At College or University

Eating disorder recovery requires solid dedication and support. So, what happens when an individual in recovery goes away to college?

Short-Term vs. Long-Term Eating Disorder Treatment: Which is Right for You?
Short-Term vs. Long-Term Eating Disorder Treatment: Which is Right for You?

Short-Term vs. Long-Term Eating Disorder Treatment: Which is Right for You?

Choosing between short and long-term eating disorder treatment requires a close look at several commitment factors. We break everything down.

Recovery Recipe: Barbecue Chicken Pizza
Barbeque Chicken Pizza

Recovery Recipe: Barbecue Chicken Pizza

We’ve got a new recipe to help keep you on track with your recovery.

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