Deadly Effects of Anorexia Sioux City IA

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.

Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 234-2300
800 5th Street
Sioux City, IA
Hotline
(712) 234-2300
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Heartland Counseling Services Inc
(402) 494-3337
917 West 21st Street
South Sioux City, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 258-4578
3200 West 4th Street
Sioux City, IA
Hotline
(712) 234-2300
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
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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Community and Family Resources
(515) 332-4843
19 6th Street South
Humboldt, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Alcohol and Drug Dependency Servs of
(319) 385-2216
122 North Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA
Hotline
(319) 385-2216
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Pregnant/postpartum women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Mercy Behavioral Care
(712) 279-2438
801 5th Street
Sioux City, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 258-5424
2309 Jackson Street
Sioux City, IA
Hotline
(712) 234-2300
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Chee Woy Na Zhee
(402) 878-2480x1308
500 Mercer Street
Winnebago, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Northwest Iowa Alcoholism and
(712) 262-2952
1900 Grand Avenue North
Spencer, IA
Hotline
(712) 262-2952
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Prairie Ridge
(641) 424-2391
320 North Eisenhower Avenue
Mason City, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, 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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