teen male showing disordered eating symptoms

5 Signs of Disordered Eating in Adolescents

Good food is one of the joys of life. But not for everyone. Disordered eating impacts millions of people across the United States. Eating disorders consist of abnormal and unhealthy eating habits and attitudes. In many cases, these disorders can become life-threatening and require disordered eating treatment. The signs of disordered eating can be hard…

a teen boy sits at a counter and considers disordered eating and substance abuse

Disordered Eating and Substance Abuse

Eating disorders can occur because of body image issues and anxiety. Teens are also at risk of using drugs and alcohol. Teens with mental health disorders are more likely to use psychoactive substances, which makes disordered eating and substance abuse strongly connected. Adolescence is a difficult time for teens. Puberty, social pressures, and academics can…

What to Know About Eating Disorder Vs Disordered Eating

Most people talk about the opioid epidemic, but overlook the disordered eating problems that people struggle with. Part of the reason why is that they don’t know much about this unhealthy relationship with food. Also, a lot of them question the difference between an eating disorder vs disordered eating. When you learn more about these…