Willow Place June 26, 2020 No Comments

5 Tips on How to Stay Sober During the Pandemic

Addiction is a lonely disease, and isolating and social distancing during this current COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t make it any less lonely. All around the globe, people in recovery are finding it challenging to stick to their recovery goals and maintain focus and motivation for sobriety. Certainly, this is dangerous and something that needs addressing. To […]

Dixie June 25, 2020 No Comments

dear body

dear body, i am sorry. for all of the times i have claimed a life of love, yet have hated you. for finding beauty everywhere but within your bones. for ignoring your existence at times, shaming it at others. you did not ask for this. you were created to be cared for. to be held. […]

Willow Place June 19, 2020 No Comments

5 Evidence-Proven Eating Disorder Solutions

Here at Willow Place for Women, we guide women through outpatient treatment for mental health issues. Specifically, we specialize in helping women living with various eating disorders. Our approach to treatment is that every woman is different. Therefore, treatment needs to be designed around a person’s specific needs. And, that it’s critical to provide a […]

Willow Place June 8, 2020 No Comments

Self-Help DBT Skills You Can Expect to Learn in Treatment

Here at Willow Place for Women, we strive to provide effective treatment for women living with a number of mental health issues. These issues include substance abuse disorder, PTSD or trauma, eating disorders, and any combination of these issues. In order to provide effective treatment, we understand that it’s important to provide a number of […]

Willow Place June 3, 2020 No Comments

Most Common Medications that Result in Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is something that has been haunting our nation’s people for decades. For almost 30 years, people in our country have been dying of opioid overdoses. And, much of the people who have overdosed on opioids and other drugs started their journey of addiction with prescription medication. Sadly, some of these people who’ve […]

Dixie May 28, 2020 No Comments

Mental Health Nutrition: 6 Neurotransmitters to Look for in your Diet

The brain needs nutrients as much as the other organs.  Even when a person is resting, it runs at a top level of unceasing work.  It doesn’t stop running: the brain needs fuel to maintain such a demanding task. The fuel it needs comes from the food you eat.  Nutrients found in food such as […]

Willow Place May 27, 2020 No Comments

5 Ways to Work on Learning to Love Yourself More

While it’s important for each person to strive to take care of and love oneself, this is especially true for people living with eating disorders. When we work on self-love during recovery, we’re more likely to want to continue our healing journey. And, benefit most from the things we do to maintain our mental wellbeing. […]

Willow Place May 19, 2020 No Comments

Overcoming Binge Eating and Trauma Together

For many years, it has been known that eating disorders can develop due to trauma. Essentially, when a person experiences trauma, they’re at a higher risk of developing mental health issues as a result. And, this includes eating disorders. Specifically, the development of binge eating disorder is high for those who experience trauma. So, it’s […]

Willow Place May 12, 2020 No Comments

Parenting Advice for People with Children Living with Eating Disorders

Parenting is no easy task. It’s a lifelong commitment that comes with heavy sacrifices. But, while parenting is a challenge to anyone, those with children living with eating disorders may have even more difficulty. It can be challenging to navigate parenting for a child with mental health issues. But, fortunately, there is parenting advice these […]

Willow Place May 8, 2020 No Comments

Answering Your Questions About Using Telehealth Support

Just because a global pandemic is keeping us from our normal routine, it doesn’t mean we still can’t take care of our mental health. Especially, if you’re in recovery from substance abuse, trauma (PTSD), or eating disorders. That’s why, here at Willow Place for Women, we’re offering our patients and those who need help telehealth […]