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Understanding the Symptoms of Anorexia Boston MA

People suffering from anorexia become thinner each day but to them it’s never enough so they try to get even more thinner which leads to serious physiological problems. They tend to stay away from socialization, because they feel that they are not thin enough and therefore rejected by society and they deny the fact that they are suffering from anything.Treatment of anorexia nervosa can only be done with the help of family and friends, and it is hard to do because the ill person does not admit that he/she suffers from anything.

Latin American Health Institute
(617) 350-6900
95 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
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STEP Inc
(617) 720-0153
131 Beverly Street
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse
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Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
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Bridge Over Troubled Waters Inc
(617) 423-9575
47 West Street
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Victory Programs Inc
(617) 262-5032x15
566 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse , Halfway house
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Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients
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Dept of Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr
(617) 248-1010
251 Causeway Street
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
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CAB Boston Treatment Center
(617) 247-1001
784 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
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Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men
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Hope House Inc
(617) 267-4673
42 Upton Street and
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse , Halfway house
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Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Spanish

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Massachusetts General Hospital
(617) 726-2712
16 Blossom Street
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
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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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Bay Cove Human Services
(617) 371-3030
66 Canal Street
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
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Outpatient
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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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Boston Public Health Commission
(617) 534-4212
723 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
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Substance abuse
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Pregnant/postpartum women
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Understanding the Symptoms of Anorexia

A kind of a psychiatric disease, Anorexia has a number of negative effects on the body and this can lead to various severe problems and even death all the way through starvation in extreme cases when it left untreated. It is a modern-day disease caused by society in general and the fact that nowadays slim is considered beautiful, so, many women, especially the young ones (and sometimes men) refuse to eat and start having eating disorders and lose serious weight. Stress and pressure contribute to the disease’s development. People suffering from anorexia become thinner each day but to them it’s never enough so they try to get even more thinner which leads to serious physiological problems. They tend to stay away from socialization, because they feel that they are not thin enough and therefore rejected by society and they deny the fact that they are suffering from anything.Treatment of anorexia nervosa can only be done with the help of family and friends, and it is hard to do because the ill person does not admit that he/she suffers from anything. But, before the treatment the disease must be discovered, and because anorexic people aren’t aware of their condition a diagnose can only be put by someone else who realizes that someone close to him is anorexic. Remember that an anorexic will never come to a doctor alone so it’s up to you to help. Therefore, you should know what the symptoms of anorexia are so that you can detect it and help whomever you disc...

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