the connection between addiction and disordered eating

Addiction & Disordered Eating: Links & Treatments

Statistically significant relationships have been found between substance abuse and disordered eating since food addictions work through the same neurological pleasure centers as alcohol and drugs. Clients struggling with conditions like anorexia may turn to narcotics to self-medicate co-morbid psychological symptoms like anxiety or depression. In these dual-diagnosis cases, recovery professionals stress the need for…

Maureen MacConnell team member

PRESS RELEASE: New Program Director, Maureen MacConnell

RED OAK RECOVERY APPOINTS MAUREEN MacCONNELL, MSN, PMHNP-BC, APRN, MA Clinical Psych, AS PROGRAM DIRECTOR of THE WILLOWS at RED OAK RECOVERY℠: A WOMEN’S HOLISTIC INTEGRATED RECOVERY PROGRAM MacCONNELL WILL SERVE AS PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF RED OAK RECOVERY’S EMERGING WOMEN’S PROGRAM – THE WILLOWS at RED OAK RECOVERY℠. Leicester, North Carolina, March 31, 2016: Maureen…