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In the Media | The Commonalities of Substance Use and Eating Disorders

In the Media | The Commonalities of Substance Use and Eating Disorders

The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia – Center City’s Kristin Szostak, LPC, discusses how and why substance use and eating disorders so often co-occur.

In the Media | National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Signs, symptoms and combatting myths

In the Media | National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Signs, symptoms and combatting myths

The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia’s Dr. Samantha DeCaro joins Good Day Philadelphia for a National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2021 discussion.

From Our Founder & President

From Our Founder & President

Samuel E. Menaged opened The Renfrew Center 35 years ago as the country’s first residential treatment facility specializing in eating disorders. This is the story of this pioneering organization.

Intersectionality and Eating Disorders

Intersectionality and Eating Disorders

Over the past few years, we have been delighted to take notice of the many affirming messages about body positivity—which is great! But what if the skin you’re in is not traditionally appreciated by the world?

In the Media | Could Your Obsession With ‘Healthy’ Eating Actually Be Orthorexia?

In the Media | Could Your Obsession With ‘Healthy’ Eating Actually Be Orthorexia?

The Renfrew Center of Charlotte’s Ashley Moser, LMFT, shares signs of this unhealthy obsession with healthy eating, called orthorexia.

Renfrew’s 2021 NEDA Week Campaign: Beyond the Screen

Renfrew’s 2021 NEDA Week Campaign: Beyond the Screen

In recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (led by NEDA), February 22 – February 28, 2021, The Renfrew Center sponsored its annual support campaign.

Finding My Voice

Finding My Voice

In February 2020, I entered The Renfrew Center of Charlotte “kicking and screaming.” I was a newlywed, and I refused to allow anything to disrupt the “pretty” life I was portraying.

On Complexity and Self-Compassion

On Complexity and Self-Compassion

As the new year begins, I wish for each of us to move a little closer to self-compassion and acceptance. I hope we can all take up space as we are, multitudes and all.

In the Media | Studies show LGBTQ people at higher risk of eating disorders, self-harm

In the Media | Studies show LGBTQ people at higher risk of eating disorders, self-harm

The Renfrew Center of Boston’s Roni Levy, LMHC, explains this community endures certain types of stressors that heterosexual and cisgender individuals typically do not.

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