Posts Tagged “Ohio”
The Emily Program – Cleveland Offers Adolescent Eating Disorder Treatment Programs
It is estimated 95 percent of those who suffer from an eating disorder are between the ages of 12 and 25, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders.
That’s why The Emily Program – Cleveland has tailored its programs to meet the individual needs of children and teens, in addition to adults.
Now Open! The Emily Program – Residential in Cleveland, OH
Our 24/7 residential facility in Cleveland, Ohio is officially open! Our staff has put in many, many months of hard work creating a warm, inviting environment for clients. We are pleased with the outcome and believe The Emily Program – Cleveland Residential will provide clients with the resources, treatment, and space to begin to heal.
The Emily Program – Residential Opening in Cleveland, OH
We are extremely excited for the upcoming opening of our residential facility in Cleveland this June! Our teams have been hard at work making progress to be ready to open our doors to clients soon!
Heart Rates and Eating Disorders
By Dr. Mark Warren, Chief Medical Officer at The Emily Program
One area that is a constant concern with those with eating disorders has to do with heart rate, in particular, low heart rate. This issue is generally observed at low body weight but can happen anytime there has been a significant amount of weight loss. In general, as one loses weight one loses muscle mass. With the loss of muscle mass, there may be loss of heart mass as the heart is a muscle.
Family-Based Therapy (FBT) Family Meals
By Lucene Wisniewski, chief clinical officer
“How do Parents of Adolescent Patients with Anorexia Nervosa Interact with their Child at Mealtimes? A study of Parental Strategies used in the Family Meal Session of FBT.” International Journal of Eating Disorders, vol 48, issue 1, p. 72-80 White, Haycraft, Madden, Rhodes, Miskovic-Wheatley, Wallis, Kohn & Meyer (2015)
This recent study examined the types of parental mealtime strategies used during a family meal session of Family-Based Therapy (FBT). Researchers studied 21 families with children between the ages of 12 to 18 who were receiving FBT for anorexia nervosa. They also were interested in the emotional tone of the meal, as well as the parents’ ability to get their child to eat.
Eating Disorder Awareness Month 2015
February marks our chance to amplify the work we do throughout the year. We have the unique opportunity to partner with colleges, universities, and other community members who also want to build awareness around eating disorders.
This month our staff will be working coast-to-coast to discuss eating disorders and their devastating effects on individuals, families, and communities. And to let people know that recovery is possible.