A Timeline of Mental Health Treatment

These days, receiving treatment for mental health is a bit of a double-edged sword. Therapy and medication are more readily accessible than ever and many people have been able to be open and honest about their struggles, both in their personal lives and on social media, without dealing with too much negative backlash, but the…

Binge Eating Disorder

Understanding Binge Eating Disorder

According to the National Eating Disorders Association, over 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder during their lifetime. For far too long, one of the most prevalent eating disorders went under-diagnosed and under-treated as an Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder. Fortunately, Binge eating disorder (BED) was officially recognized as a formal diagnosis in 2013, allowing more funding, research and treatment to be directed toward the disorder and its patients.