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Bringing Light to the Dark Places of Our Minds

Mental illness, suicide specifically, has been a hot-button topic in the media recently. Although, partly due to the recent passing of two well-known public figures, the shedding of light onto the topic of suicide and mental health is long overdue.

Suicide rates have risen in nearly every state from 1999 to 2016.

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Actively Educating

We are here to educate you! Please watch the video below to learn more about what it’s like to struggle with anorexia.

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Join us for a Support Group on Tuesday April 11, 2017

When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Where: A Place of Healing Resource Center: 514 E Watauga Ave, 2nd Floor Johnson City, TN 37601
Time: 6:00 – 7:00p.m.

Providing Encouragement and Support

On Tuesday, April 11th — A Place of Healing will be hosting a support group for those recovering,

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A Place Of Healing – New Location Established

Thank You, Black Bag Family Health Care, for donating a beautiful space so we can serve the community once again!

514 East Watauga Ave, 2nd Floor, Johnson City, TN 37601

New-location-APOH

A Place of Healing: An Eating Disorder Resource Center is now located on the 2nd floor of Black Bag Family Health Care in Johnson City.

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Upcoming Thursday Support Group

Game Night: A Therapeutic Approach

Led by Cristin Patterson
April 28, 2016 6:30pm – 7:30pm
New Location: 2514 1/2 Wesley St, Johnson City, TN 37601 Suite 1
Call Cristin at 423-302-0739 for additional questions about the group or location.

Reclaiming Beauty Guided Journal Group

This group has been growing!

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Date And Times Announced For Upcoming Support Groups in Johnson City

SUPPORT GROUP: Reclaiming Beauty Guided Journal Group

LED BY: Cristin Patterson, M.A
DATE AND TIME: 2nd Thursday of every month 6:30 – 7:30p.m.

First meeting to be held Thursday, March 10, 2016 at A Place of Healing resource center

This group will follow along “Reclaiming Beauty Journal and Wisdom Deck”

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Bringing back weekly support groups with local professionals

We are so very excited to announce that weekly groups are coming back in a new way March 2016.

New Professional Support Groups

Professionals in the community have come forward to help us with our vision of providing a safe place for those individuals and their families suffering with disordered eating thoughts and behaviors as well as for those thriving in recovery!

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Did you know . . . 35% of normal dieters progress to disordered eating.

Join us every Thursday for our weekly Peer-led Eating Disorder Support Group. Or simply visit our Resource Center for educational resources and professional referrals on the topic of eating disorders, disordered eating, and related body issues.

Support group meetings and clinical referral center in Johnson City

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Support Group Recap: Fighting Fears

Often, we experience anxieties when faced with something new and out of our comfort zone.

Other times, we add to our own anxieties and frustrations when we expect our peers, family, friends, etc. to automatically know what our internal dialogue has been repeating throughout our day, leaving them clueless and defensive when we lose our temper over something they said that struck a wrong chord with us.

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Successful First Support Group Meeting

Eating Disorder Support GroupA Place of Healing held their first support group last Thursday for those with eating disorders, disordered eating behaviors, and friends and family of those who suffer. Turnout was successful with male and female attendees of all ages and backgrounds including family members.

Support groups are a place where people can connect with others in a safe and positive environment who share similar issues.

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