Month: May 2021

Treatment Options in the Twin Cities Area

The Joy Project http://joyproject.org/Contact:info@joyproject.org   Program Description Patient Demographics Support Groups Monday nights from 6:30-8:00pm at University Lutheran Church of Hope, 601 13th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. Hosts weekly support groups for members of the community who are struggling to recover from an eating disorder. More info here.COVID-19 Edit: Until further notice, we are …

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Assumptions & Myths About Eating Disorders

Assumptions about Eating Disorder Behaviors  Eating disorders are a choice In a short answer… No!  In a longer, more detailed answer, still no, but because eating disorders are complex ,biopsychosocial illnesses, meaning that there are biological, psychological, and social-environmental factors that ALL contribute to developing an ED, personal choice not being one of them. For …

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Recovery Tools for Bad-Asses

While flowery messages with sunshine and yoga poses have their place, they don’t always match our mood. Or our life experience.When you’re in recovery, you’re literally fighting battles EVERY DAY. And while messages about “acceptance” and “positivity” play important roles in the recovery process, they’re not always the best things to get you pumped up …

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