Helping a Loved One with an Eating Disorder

If you recognize alarming eating disorder habits in a friend or family member, brushing it under the rug or ignoring the symptoms will not help it go away. While you cannot force someone to change, you can offer them support and a helping...

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Relapse & Eating Disorders

Recovery from an eating disorder is far from linear and can be a difficult, ongoing process. Relapse is a common part of recovery and according to the National Eating Disorders Association, is anytime an individual resorts back to...

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Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating disorder recovery can be broken down into 5 stages. The first two stages involve denying the issue at hand and avoiding help. The third and fourth stages occur when the individual admits they have a problem and begins to seek help...

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Yoga and Eating Disorder Recovery

Yoga has been around for over 3,000 years and has been a longstanding programming component at Avalon Hills. A common finding for those who are dealing with an eating disorder that is evident in both the research literature and our...

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Letter to Those Struggling: HoldOnPainEnds

We are featuring another guest blog spot from a soulful former patient, Courtney. We are so grateful for her tenacity and commitment to her recovery. Also, that she is able to so eloquently articulate the struggles and speak to us where...

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Body Image Acceptance: Shopping Experientials

By Jill JensenCase Manager There are many areas of work for each individual pursuing recovery. One of the most difficult obstacles for many of our patients is body image acceptance. Body image is often one of the last areas to change and...

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Supporting the recovery process

By BreAnne NolandCase Manager I first learned about Avalon Hills while taking a physiology course at Utah State University and was immediately excited to apply. Unfortunately, I am no stranger when it comes to the topic of eating...

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Reconnecting With Life

One of the many things that sets Avalon Hills apart is our willingness and determination to treat each patient at the individual level and not attempt to apply one treatment model to everyone. Avalon understands that each patient has...

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