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Helping Your Kids Avoid Eating Disorders Bethlehem PA

Be a good role model in regard to sensible eating, sensible exercising and self-acceptance; Help your child develop appreciation for others - especially women - for who they are and what they do and not for what they look like or how they dress up; Do not limit your child’s caloric intake unless a physician has instructed you to do so.

New Directions Treatment Services
(610) 758-8011
2442 Broadhead Road
Bethlehem, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Valley Counseling Group
(610) 974-8500
65 East Elizabeth Avenue
Bethlehem, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Portugese, Spanish

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Mid Atlantic Rehabilitation Services
(610) 419-3101
2045 Westgate Drive
Bethlehem, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women

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Step By Step Inc
(610) 776-1224
375 Linden Street
Allentown, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Treatment Trends Inc
(610) 439-8479
18-22 South 6th Street
Allentown, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Solutions Counseling and
(610) 865-1303
35 East Elizabeth Avenue
Bethlehem, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Community Service Foundation Inc
(215) 348-8881
544 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Hogar Crea Women''s Center
(610) 866-3442
1409 Pembroke Road
Bethlehem, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women
Language Services
Spanish

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Phoenix Training Institute
(610) 434-3202
1147 West Liberty Street
Allentown, PA
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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Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
(610) 437-0801
1031 West Linden Street
Allentown, PA
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, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Helping Your Kids Avoid Eating Disorders

Your child is experiencing bodily changes that may become a major trouble later on if not treated early in life right from the time when your child starts showing the signs of changes in his/her emotional well-being particularly related to his/her body image. Dr. Susan Mendelsohn, a clinical psychologist from Florida suggests the following activities to assist you in giving your child positive reinforcement.Educate your child about the genetic differences in body types and the nature of prejudice; avoid placing judgments upon people who do not meet your standards for beauty. Refrain from giving critical comments like, “You’ll look more beautiful if you lose some pounds,” or “Don’t eat so much. It will make you fat.” Discuss with your child the dangers of trying to alter body shape through dieting. Emphasize the value of choosing the right kinds of food and moderate exercise for stamina and cardiovascular fitness; avoid labeling foods as “good” or “bad” and “low-fat” or “fattening”.

Avoid Eating Disorders in Your Kids by Monitoring their Diet

Be a good role model in regard to sensible eating, sensible exercising and self-acceptance; Help your child develop appreciation for others - especially women - for who they are and what they do and not for what they look like or how they dress up; Do not limit your child’s caloric intake unless a physician has instructed you to do so. Children need a variet...

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