NEDA Walk 2018

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Help raise awareness for eating disorders at the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Walk!

The NEDA Walk is set for Sunday, April 8 at Sidney Friedman Park in State College. Registration begins at 9:00 am; the event gets underway at 10:00 am. The goal for this year’s event is $15,000 with all proceeds benefiting the National Eating Disorders Association.

Register online today! 

Eating Disorder Warning Signs

  • Extreme weight loss
  • Dressing in a lot of layers or baggy clothes
  • Constantly talking or thinking about foods, diets, calories, etc
  • Not eating certain foods or strongly restricting what they are eating
  • Stops going to social events or becomes distant from friends
  • Is obsessed with making own food/not eating out during any occasion

 

Eating Disorder Treatment Options

  • Outpatient treatment with a therapist
  • Outpatient treatment with a dietician to help with meal planning and nutritional support
  • Outpatient treatment with a medical doctor, preferably one who specializes in, or at least has experience with eating disorders, as many people with eating disorders are at risk for serious medical conditions
  • Intensive outpatient programs
  • Partial programs
  • Residential programs
  • Having a treatment team is best (such as therapist, dietician, and PCP) for increased accountability and working together on the various aspects of an eating disorder

Beck Psychotherapy is located at 103 East Beaver Ave. Suite #2 in State College, and at 700 Park Avenue Suite #1 in Altoona. You can call them at (814) 409-7744. Calls are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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