Deadly Effects of Anorexia Chalfont PA

Obsession with calorie counting, taking laxatives and diet pills or diuretics (drugs that elevate the amount of urine excretion), sometimes bulimia (inducing vomiting after a meal) and excessive exercising are the most common signs of this disease; as is hiding food or lying about food consumption.

Childrens Aid Society
(215) 362-8422
2506 N Broad Street
Colmar, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, DUI/DWI offenders
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Livengrin Counseling Center
(215) 340-1765
350 South Main Street
Doylestown, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient

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Rehab After Work
(215) 348-1720
Route 202 and Mechanicsville Road
Doylestown, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Family Service Assoc of Bucks County
(215) 345-0550
708 North Shady Retreat Road
Doylestown, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
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Russian, Spanish

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UHS Keystone Center
(215) 542-4825
722 East Butler Pike
Ambler, PA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Project Transition
(215) 491-0166
1700 Street Road
Warrington, PA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Northwestern Human Services of
(215) 368-2022
400 North Broad Street
Lansdale, PA
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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
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Aldie Counseling Center
(215) 345-8530x110
228 North Main Street
Doylestown, PA
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Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women

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Community Service Foundation Inc
(215) 348-8881
801 West 2nd Street
Lansdale, PA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Horsham Clinic
(215) 643-7800
722 East Butler Pike
Ambler, PA
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
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Deadly Effects of Anorexia

In the modern world with fashion industry’s standards of beauty eating disorders are still on a balanced rise. “You can never be too thin” peer demands and daily magazine covers with ultra-thin models or stars make us only too conscious of our own flaws. What is not shown are the statistics: 20% of people with anorexia will end up dead. Anorexia nervosa, like most eating disorders, usually starts during puberty, but it can also affect adults and children. Recent studies indicate that the age of onset of anorexia is getting younger and younger, starting as early as 7 years of age. Though most commonly associated with teenage girls and adult women, it is estimated that 10% of reported cases of anorexia are boys and adult men. These numbers could be false, since anorexia is pegged as a “female disorder” and men might have difficulties admitting to the disease.People who have anorexia are obsessed with being thin and will usually go to any lengths to achieve and maintain this. They can’t see themselves through others’ eyes and often perceive themselves as fat. As a result, they will literally starve themselves in the name of “beauty”. Obsession with calorie counting, taking laxatives and diet pills or diuretics (drugs that elevate the amount of urine excretion), sometimes bulimia (inducing vomiting after a meal) and excessive exercising are the most common signs of this disease; as is hiding food or lying about food consumption. F...

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