Friday, August 26, 2011

LICADD Introduces Eating Disorder Support Group


Nearly half of all Americans know someone struggling with an eating disorder.  Eating disorders are life-threatening and affect 8 million Americans. Men and women with eating disorders rarely seek help and 20% of people suffering from anorexia die from related complications, including suicide and heart problems. In effort to address this issue, the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (LICADD) is extending its services to reach those suffering from the illness by offering an ongoing Eating Disorder Support Group this fall.
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Support groups are a valuable part of recovery from an eating disorder.  If you or someone you know is currently in recovery, what resources have been a helpful part of your journey?

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