Eating Disorder

Eating Disorder

Eating Disorder serving New Haven & Waterbury, CT

What is an eating disorder?
Eating disorders are emotions and attitudes surrounding the ideas of weight and food. Some of these disorders can cause physical problems and have life-threatening consequences for both males and females. Some of these include anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and others. 

Because these disorders affect the individual both emotionally and physically, it is important to seek help as soon as possible. Health, productivity, relationships, and other factors are in jeopardy when an individual has an eating disorder.

Eating Disorder Recovery

Individuals who have an eating disorder may think there is no way out and they will live like this forever. Some might not even want to change. What is important to know is there is a life free from an eating disorder and recover is possible. 

The team at Family Intervention Center has over 40 years of experience helping patients with eating disorder recovery. We help develop a healthy lifestyle and relationship with the patient and food. We help get down to the core, discovering that it is not what we eat creating the problem, but what is eating at us. At our center, we help with prevention, intervention, and treatment

If you or someone you know could benefit from eating disorder recovery services, please call us today. 

Prevalence in New Haven & Waterbury, CT

In America, it is estimated that 30 million people are living with eating disorders. These include bulimia, binge eating, and anorexia. In Connecticut alone, about 3.4 percent of the population have some type of eating disorder. Studies have shown that more females are affected than men. An increasing number of teenagers have been diagnosed with eating disorders, many indicating that they are concerned about weight.

Family Intervention Center is proud to serve clients from nearby New Haven and Waterbury, CT. We understand that something needs to be done so that these teens can live a fulfilling life, one that is not cut short by the effects of eating disorders. That is why we offer prevention, intervention, and treatment services. Call us today for more information.
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