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Eating Disorders Widespread among Children Asheville NC

Children who are compulsive eaters are usually using food to help them deal with feelings of anger, sadness, hurt, loneliness, abandonment, fear and pain. There are many serious complications of anorexia, including fainting from low blood pressure, electrolyte disorders, being intolerant to cold, constipation, and decreased energy, changes in mood, anemia.

ARP/Phoenix
(828) 254-2700
257 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Mountain Treatment Center
(828) 255-8655
260 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Mary Benson House
(828) 252-5280
450 Montford Avenue
Asheville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
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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Crossroads Phoenix
(828) 693-7377
257 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC
Hotline
(828) 693-7377
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

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Western Carolinians for
(828) 252-2485
218 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Mission Hospitals
(828) 213-1111x5253
509 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Insight Human Services
(828) 350-8343
35 Orange Street
Asheville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Asheville Institute
(828) 253-7066
70 Woodfin Place
Asheville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians, DUI/DWI offenders

Data Provided by:
Western Carolina Treatment Center
(828) 251-1478
573 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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First Step Farm of WNC Inc
(828) 667-0303
200 Pete Luther Cove Road
Candler, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Eating Disorders Widespread among Children

Anorexia nervosa and Bulimia are generally used to refer Eating disorders. Each and every factor that plays a variety of role in predisposing, precipitating, or perpetuating the problem are often recognized by Eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa compulsive eating are the most common among such young children, but there are cases of bulimia being reported. It is usually begins at the age of fourteen or fifteen, with another peak in incidence in eighteen year olds. It is estimated that 40% of nine year olds have already dieted and we are beginning to see four and five year olds expressing the need to diet. It’s a shame that children so young are being robbed of their childhoods. Children raised in a dysfunctional family are at a higher risk for developing an eating disorder.In a home where physical or abuse is taking place, the child may turn to an eating disorder to gain a sense of control. Children may also develop eating disorders as a way of dealing with the many emotions that they feel, especially if they are raised in a home that does not allow feelings to be expressed. Children who are compulsive eaters are usually using food to help them deal with feelings of anger, sadness, hurt, loneliness, abandonment, fear and pain. There are many serious complications of anorexia, including fainting from low blood pressure, electrolyte disorders, being intolerant to cold, constipation, and decreased energy, changes in mood, anemia, kidney failure and osteoporosis (brittle bo...

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