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TAADAS Lends a Hand to People in Need with New and Improved Redline

The Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug & Other Addiction Services (TAADAS) has enhanced the services of the Tennessee Redline, its addiction and mental health information hotline, to provide better support to callers about treatment and recovery options offered statewide. The next enhancement is scheduled to be in place by April 2019, when the Tennessee Redline … Continued

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Nashville Family Therapist Explains IFS, A Therapy without Judgments

Ragan Graves, LMFT, a therapist with the newly opened Green Hills Family Psych in Nashville, has been incorporating into her practice Internal Family Systems (IFS), a treatment model based on the concepts of self and its sub-personalities, or “parts.”   “I’ve found that young adults are open to the IFS approach,” said Graves, whose specialties include … Continued

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A Q&A with Dr. Tom Scales

Since founding White Stone Recovery Center in 2004, Dr. Tom Scales has been one of the guiding lights in the treatment of eating disorders in Nashville. Board-certified in internal medicine, psychiatry, and neurology, Scales has acted on a personal philosophy of providing a nurturing environment to clients so that they might better address the underlying wounds … Continued

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Eating Disorders and the Modern Man

Recent studies estimate that 10 million men will at some point in their life, suffer an eating disorder like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, and unspecified feeding and eating disorders, or those conditions that don’t quite meet the medical criteria for anorexia or bulimia. Meanwhile, subclinical eating disordered behaviors—including laxative abuse and fasting … Continued

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