The National Eating Disorders Assocation

Arkansas’ Wellbeing: Statistically

A Topic Well Worth Discussion  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines mental illness as “disorders generally characterized by dysregulation of mood, thought and/or behavior.” According to the agency, mood disorders, such as major depression, are the most pervasive of all mental disorders. Other examples of mental illness include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and […]

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Eating Disorders

Recognizing an Eating Disorder By Rebecca F. Ward, LCSW, MSW & Angela E. Thomas    my profession, there are few diagnoses that have a mortality risk. Eating disorders are one of them. Eating disorders affect up to 30 million people of all ages and genders in the United States. Theses disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia and […]

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