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Helping Your Kids Avoid Eating Disorders Boston MA

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.

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

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

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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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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
Language Services
Spanish

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

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Dept of Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr
(617) 248-1010
251 Causeway Street
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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Boston Alcohol and Substance
(617) 482-5292
30 Winter Street
Boston, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Polish, Spanish, Vietnamese

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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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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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