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What is Stigma?

Stigma has been intertwined with eating disorders (ED) since time immemorial. Defined as a “mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person,” stigma has created countless obstacles for those struggling with ED all around the world. The stigma that surrounds ED has people believing that those living with anorexia, bulimia, and other … Continued

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Benefits of IOP Eating Disorder Treatment

More than 30 million Americans suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder. Eating disorders are mental health disorders causing people to manipulate their food intake in one way or another in an effort to achieve what they believe will be the desired physical appearance. The illness is so pervasive … Continued

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What are the Benefits and Differences of Oral MAT and MAT Injections?

Medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, has proven to be the most effective form of opioid addiction treatment we now have. With a comprehensive approach, those in recovery can get the physical and psychological care they need once they substances. A major part of that care is determining what kind of medication will work best for the … Continued

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Vivitrol Treatment in Nashville

A substance use disorder affects all kinds of people, regardless of race, gender, financial class, or sexual orientation. It can be downright painful to witness someone is struggling with this disease. Addiction can take everything from a person and leave him or her with no family or friends or even a home to live in. A … Continued

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Signs, Symptoms, and Consequences of Anorexia

At least 30 million people in the United States are living with an eating disorder. One of the most severe eating disorders is anorexia nervosa, which consists of a person obsessing about his or her weight in a distorted, unhealthy manner. Most commonly, those who are anorexic starve themselves in an effort to avoid being … Continued

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Senator Blackburn Backs Bill Aimed at Ending the Fentanyl Crisis

In the wake of the rising fentanyl crisis in places like Tennessee, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) has joined forces with other Republicans to put into motion a bill that would help change sentencing guidelines for those charged with trafficking fentanyl.  According to Sen. Blackburn, fentanyl is “deadly and it is killing Americans every single … Continued

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