eating disorder awareness

About the “F” Word: Taking “Fat” Out of Your Teen’s Vocabulary

American society places extraordinary pressure on how a person looks and their body weight. While many people think this applies only to teenage girls, adolescent boys also feel pressure to conform to society’s expectations. It is becoming extremely important for teens and their families to practice body positivity and eating disorder awareness. Doing so can…

a teen boy musses his hair and struggles with body dysmorphia in adolescents

Body Dysmorphia in Adolescents Can Be More Than the Pains of Peer Pressure

Body dysmorphia in adolescents is an issue that many people choose not to talk about. However, your teen may struggle with this problem, and be unwilling to tell you. To learn more about why it is so important to talk to your child about this struggle, contact Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center today. Body Dysmorphia in…

How Atypical Anorexia Nervosa Can Go Underdiagnosed

When you think of Anorexia Nervosa, you may automatically think super skinny and emaciated as a telltale sign. The truth is that there are teens who are anorexic that do not show the outside physical characteristics and clues towards the manifestation of an eating disorder. A report that has come out of Melbourne from the…

What Teenagers Need for Inspiration to Get More Active

Teenagers need much more physical exercise than adults do. Adults can get away with anywhere between twenty to thirty minutes of exercise a day. With their high energy, raging hormones, and need for mental stimulation, teenagers need at least sixty minutes of exercise every day, preferably outdoors. Getting a teen off of their technological devices…

Logan Paul: How to Talk to Your Kids about the Video, the Content, and Logan Paul

Our kids are glued to their phones every moment that they can be, unless we have enacted strict digital device rules and regulations in our households. Without parental controls programmed into their phones, there is little control that we have over what our children watch. Until our children talk to us about what they are…