Eating disorders can be difficult to treat. And recovery is often a long road. But how are EDs like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder treated? And why is recovering from it so tough? We'll explore the mental health side of common eating disorders and shed some light on how therapy can help.
In this video, Micah breaks down three of the most common eating disorders worldwide. In addition, he explores some popular treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and family-based therapy (also known as the Maudsley Approach). And if you believe that you or a friend need assistance, please see the resources below to find treatment and assistance.
Resources to get help for eating disorders:
Columbia University's Eating Disorders Clinic: https://www.columbiapsychiatry.org/research-clinics/eating-disorders-clinic
Columbia University's Public Blog on EDs: https://thefeedblog.com/
Find treatment near you:
http://www.211.org/ (you can also dial 2-1-1)
Your insurance company website can also be a wonderful source for finding providers in your network.
Low or no-cost treatment options if you don't have insurance (or even if you do):