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February 21, 2021
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Not One More: Reasons Eating Disorder Center

Not one more person living with the experience of body shame and self-loathing. Not one more body labeled as unworthy of love. Not one more child given negative messages about their weight and shape. Not one more moment lost to fear and anxiety. Not one more individual receiving culturally incompetent care for an eating disorder Not one more person thinking that mental illness does not exist. Not one more provider making the mistake of not…
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February 20, 2021
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Not One More: Timberline Knolls

I will never understand how people with such beautiful souls, incredible minds, empathetic hearts and an energy that is so radiant it captures the attention of everyone around them, are given such burdens to carry in this world. Never. I did not choose to have an eating disorder. The eating disorder chose me. I carried the weight of many secrets and burdens starting at a very young age, for a very long time. This weight…
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February 19, 2021
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Not One More: The Emily Program

28.8 million Americans will have an eating disorder in their lifetime. 28.8 million. A number so large, it’s hard to comprehend. Like other facts and figures missing context, it risks washing over us, the gust too big and too abstract to grasp. To put it into perspective, if we were to call each person by name, assuming we could name one person per second of every minute of every day, it would take us nearly…
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February 17, 2021
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Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Did you know that 29 million Americans will experience a clinically significant eating disorder during their lifetime? Yet, only one-third of people with eating disorders will ever receive treatment. Eating Disorders Awareness Week was developed to reduce the stigma, raise awareness and provide better access to support for those struggling with an eating disorder. That’s why The Alliance For Eating Disorders Awareness said “NOT ONE MORE.” The Alliance works tirelessly every day to ensure that…
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February 16, 2021
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Not One More: Carolina House

I had never heard of the Not One More movement prior to writing this blog. When approached to write an entry, I admit that I struggled to find a starting point in response to the question, “What does Not One More mean to you?” What ultimately broke my writer's block was shifting my perspective from that of a licensed professional counselor to someone who personally wishes to express compassion, hope, and encouragement to the people…
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