a young adult learns about the types of eating disorders

Types of Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are not just about the way a person eats food. They are a type of mental health disorder and often are a component of a much larger need for support and therapy. These are very complex conditions, often challenging to treat, but possible to improve with professional help. Like any other mental health…

Man With Pica Eating Disorder Experiencing Stomach Pain

What Is Pica Disorder?

Have you been told you have a pica eating disorder? What is pica, and what does it mean for your health? This is a condition that is often misunderstood, but it can be treatable with help. Pica occurs when a person compulsively eats something that does not have any nutritional value. It’s eating items that…

Young Man Binge Eating

How To Stop Binge Eating

Binge eating is the compulsive need to consume a large amount of food in a short amount of time. Binge eating treatment must address the underlying cause of the habit and explore the steps necessary to resolve that concern. Our team at Red Oak Recovery offers comprehensive support through a range of treatment programs for…

A man smiles as he is in eating disorder recovery.

Hope for Eating Disorder Recovery

If you or a lady in your life has an eating disorder, you may want to listen up. It is possible to recover – and, in fact, up to two-thirds of women do, according to a small study published recently in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The catch: It took more than a decade for…

young woman struggling with the pressures of women and body image

Women and Body Image: The Pressure of Society

A lot of people struggle with body image a little bit. However, studies show that women struggle more than men. Experts suggest that it’s partially because of how society and the media focus on weight and beauty. Women and body image issues can lead to severe mental disorders that require a professional’s help. What Are…