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Support for eating disorders

Today’s culture puts a lot of focus on being thin, but if someone seems too focused on being thin, it may be cause for concern. Eating too little or intentionally throwing up after eating are symptoms of two serious diseases – anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Although more common in women, these diseases can affect men, too. Here4TN offers many different treatment options.

Equip provides virtual, evidence-based treatment

Equip is the leading provider of virtual, evidence-based eating disorder treatment in the U.S. and is covered in-network as part of your Here4TN benefits.

The Equip care model is rooted in family-based treatment, which recognizes eating disorders as brain disorders that require comprehensive support. Treatment is provided by a dedicated five-person team that empowers families to help their loved one achieve lasting recovery from home. Each dedicated team includes a therapist, dietician, physician/psychiatrist, peer and family mentor.

Recovery Record eating disorder management app

This free app, available on iPhone and Android, delivers evidence-based treatment components, coping skills and encouragement to users as they go about their daily lives. This app can be used for self-help or in connection with a caregiver to increase accountability and provide a real-time picture of progress. The app is designed to help people living with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. People with other eating, weight or body concerns may also benefit.

Call Here4TN at 855-Here4TN (855-437-3486)

Finding the right kind of support for mental health can be tough. To learn more about treatment options or to find a provider, call Here4TN at (855-437-3486). Support is available anytime, day or night.

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