Eating Disorder Recovery in Ballet Culture

Eating Disorder Recovery in Ballet Culture

It’s no secret that ballet culture celebrates a long, lean figure. The pressure on ballet dancers to maintain this aesthetic is constant and for many can lead to battling food/body struggles throughout ones’ career. Dancers are at increased risk of developing eating...
The Dangers of Weight Bias

The Dangers of Weight Bias

Weight bias is a prevalent form of discrimination in Western society. Despite being as common as stigmatization based on race, the conversation about weight bias often goes unspoken. Knowledge of Health at Every Size (HAES) initiatives and size diversity...
National Recovery Month: A Review

National Recovery Month: A Review

National Recovery Month is the perfect time to stand with our colleagues advocating for recovery. Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) dedicates September to increasing awareness and understanding of mental and substance...
For Providers: Suicide Risk Assessment

For Providers: Suicide Risk Assessment

As we wind down September’s suicide prevention month, it’s a good time for those of us who treat eating disorders and other mental health conditions to evaluate our own suicide assessment skills and remind ourselves to be on the lookout for specific risk factors that...