Deadly Effects of Anorexia Logan UT

Obsession with calorie counting, taking laxatives and diet pills or diuretics (drugs that elevate the amount of urine excretion), sometimes bulimia (inducing vomiting after a meal) and excessive exercising are the most common signs of this disease; as is hiding food or lying about food consumption.

Metro Treatment of Utah LP
(435) 755-5915
1300 North 200 East
Logan, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Behavioral Mental Health Services
(435) 787-2272
40 West Cache Valley Boulevard
Logan, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Italian

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Odyssey House Inc
(801) 596-1990
42 South 500 East Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Cornerstone Counseling Center
(801) 355-2846
660 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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University of Utah
(801) 587-3235
501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Bear River Health Department
(435) 792-6420x421
655 East 1300 North
Logan, UT
Hotline
(435) 881-0358
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Central Utah Counseling Center
(435) 743-5121
65 West Center Street
Fillmore, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, German, Spanish

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Univ of Utah NeuroPsychiatric Inst
(801) 587-3229
501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 583-2500
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Southwest Behavioral Health Center
(435) 438-5537
75 West 1175 North
Beaver, UT
Hotline
(435) 438-5537
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Criminal Justice Services
(801) 799-8471
145 East 1300 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Deadly Effects of Anorexia

In the modern world with fashion industry’s standards of beauty eating disorders are still on a balanced rise. “You can never be too thin” peer demands and daily magazine covers with ultra-thin models or stars make us only too conscious of our own flaws. What is not shown are the statistics: 20% of people with anorexia will end up dead. Anorexia nervosa, like most eating disorders, usually starts during puberty, but it can also affect adults and children. Recent studies indicate that the age of onset of anorexia is getting younger and younger, starting as early as 7 years of age. Though most commonly associated with teenage girls and adult women, it is estimated that 10% of reported cases of anorexia are boys and adult men. These numbers could be false, since anorexia is pegged as a “female disorder” and men might have difficulties admitting to the disease.People who have anorexia are obsessed with being thin and will usually go to any lengths to achieve and maintain this. They can’t see themselves through others’ eyes and often perceive themselves as fat. As a result, they will literally starve themselves in the name of “beauty”. Obsession with calorie counting, taking laxatives and diet pills or diuretics (drugs that elevate the amount of urine excretion), sometimes bulimia (inducing vomiting after a meal) and excessive exercising are the most common signs of this disease; as is hiding food or lying about food consumption. F...

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