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The Real Life RD with Robyn Nohling. A blog dedicated to ending diet culture and helping you make peace with your natural body size.

AdiosBarbie-At Adios Barbie, they create articles, collaborate on campaigns, lectures, events that redefine perceptions of identity, body, beauty, and power.

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August Update and Support Group Opportunities

New Voices: Peer Led Support Group

  • Every Monday Night in August (7:00-8:00 pm) at The Center for Disordered Eating of Western NC in Asheville, NC

Adult Clinician Led Support Group

  • Every Wednesday Night in August (7:00-8:00 pm) at The Center for Disordered Eating of Western NC in Asheville,

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Eating Disorder Recovery Checklist

Whether you decide to talk to a trusted friend, family member, or health care professional, here are some tips to get the conversation started:

Posted in Eating Disorders


Actively supporting those who suffer or know someone with an eating disorder

Do you know someone that needs treatment or someone who has come out of treatment for an eating disorder?

It is our goal to be a support system for those suffering from eating disorders and the friends and family that want to help.

The purpose for us sharing this clip is to give friends/family insight into the amount of courage it takes for their loved one to get treatment and the reality that full recovery doesn’t always happen the first time but honoring how far they have come is key to giving support.

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Reaching Out When Concerned

This year, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is focusing on the importance of early intervention.

How to help someone you care about.

Friends and family are often the first to notice signs of disordered eating or  thinking. Early intervention, modeling balanced behaviors and  encouraging eating disorders screenings can improve recovery  outcomes and help your loved one to get healthy.

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Facts That Matter About Eating Disorders

Nearly 20 million women and 10 million men in the U.S. will suffer from an eating disorder. But, with treatment, 60% of eating disorder sufferers make a full recovery.

3 Minutes Can Save A Life!
Get Screened. Get Help. Get Healthy.

Start today,

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Eating Disorder Survivor – Using Yoga As A Healing Tool

Leslie Ann Ellingburg is an eating disorder survivor having suffered with various aspects of anorexia, bulimia, exercise addiction, and orthoexia over her life.

Leslie uses yoga as a tool for healing and self-awareness.

Healing through yoga

Leslie has completed her RYT-200 yoga teacher designation.  She bases her yoga philosophy on two sanskrit words,

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Social Media – Helpful or Hurtful in Eating Disorder Recovery?

by:  Zoe Robinson, volunteer

What’s the first thing you do upon waking in the morning? Brush your teeth? Shower? Or, like many of us, check your social media accounts?

With the convenience of smartphones and apps for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, the relevance of social media in our everyday lives is growing at a fast speed,

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What to expect on your first visit to A Place Of Healing in Johnson City

One of the most important and hardest steps in recovery is generally this first hurdle . . . Reaching out to find help.

Here is what you can expect when you reach out to A Place of Healing.

A Place of Healing is an Eating Disorder Resource Center located at 509 East Watauga Avenue in Johnson City,

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Volunteers needed in the Tri-Cities

Are you looking for opportunities to fulfill community service hours for your Tennessee Promise or other scholarship programs, college applications, honors programs or to build your resume? Would you like to make a profound difference right here in your own community?

We have some options and would love your time,

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