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Eating Disorders

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Eating disorders are complex illnesses, going beyond issues with one’s weight. They arise from a variety of biological, psychological and social factors. And they are the deadliest of mental health issues. On the next Health Link we’ll examine who is at risk, how to recognize the warning signs of an eating disorder and what you can do to help yourself or someone you love.

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Learn more about eating disorders and what you can do to help yourself or a loved one.


Julie Morison, PhD
Dr. Julie Morison is a NYS licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of adolescents and adults with eating disorders. Before founding Health Psychology Associates, she was the director of psychological services for the Northeast Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders during which time she created the inpatient protocols and outpatient treatment plans.

Diane Pietrocarlo, RD, CSSD, CDN
Diane Pietrocarlo is a Registered Dietitian, New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist, and is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Diane struggled with an eating disorder when she was younger but for the past 30 years, she has helped others back to health.

Natalie Posner and her mother, Helen Carroll
Natalie suffered from Anorexia and now speaks about her journey to wellness.


Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders of Northeastern New York

LiveWell Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP) for Eating Disorders, Albany NY

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

National Institute of Mental Health

F.E.A.S.T. Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders

Eating Disorder Parent Support (EDPS), Facebook Group

International Eating Disorder Action, Facebook Group

The Dirty Laundry Project – public Facebook page that is helping to eliminate the stigma and shame associated with eating disorders


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