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Discovering a Suitable Treatment for Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders Boston MA

Recovery from eating disorders is possible. If you are the parent of a child with an eating disorder you probably already monitor meals, friends and activities. Two new studies from researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital tell us there is now a need for monitoring your child’s internet use, and pre-teen weight loss in seemingly healthy children.

Latin American Health Institute
(617) 350-6900
95 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
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Spanish

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc
(617) 423-9575
47 West Street
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women

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STEP Inc
(617) 720-0153
131 Beverly Street
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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CAB Boston Treatment Center
(617) 247-1001
784 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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Boston Public Health Commission
(617) 534-4212
723 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Volunteers of America
(617) 262-7142
686 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Bay Cove Human Services
(617) 371-3030
66 Canal Street
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Hope House Inc
(617) 267-4673
42 Upton Street and
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
Spanish

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Victory Programs Inc
(617) 262-5032x15
566 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Creole, Portugese, Spanish

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Massachusetts General Hospital
(617) 726-2712
16 Blossom Street
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Discovering a Suitable Treatment for Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders

Illnesses with a biological origin inclined and altered by emotional and cultural factors are called as eating disorders. The professionals and the public do not recognize the eating disorder changes due to insufficient information about eating disorders. Eating disorders are serious. They are potentially life threatening and there is help available. Recovery from eating disorders is possible. If you are the parent of a child with an eating disorder you probably already monitor meals, friends and activities. Two new studies from researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital tell us there is now a need for monitoring your child’s internet use, and pre-teen weight loss in seemingly healthy children. Watch out for bad advice from pro-eating disorder websites. One study indicates that pro-eating disorder websites may promote dangerous behaviors in adolescents with eating disorders. The second study indicates that pre-teens with eating disorders tend to lose weight more quickly than adolescents with the condition and weigh comparatively less at diagnosis.Researchers found that about half of the patients surveyed said they had visited websites about eating disorders. A huge percentage of these teens reported they had learned new dieting and purging techniques. Researchers are also finding that pro-eating disorder site visitors tend to have a longer duration of disease, spent less time on schoolwork and spent more time online each...

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