Category Archives: Eating Disorders

The Importance of Group Therapy in Eating Disorder Treatment Programs

Eating disorder recovery can be a challenging journey, sometimes accompanied by feelings of isolation and shame. At Yellowbrick, we understand…

Guide for Mental Health Issues and Treatment in Young Adults

Mental health issues aren’t something only adults face – young people also struggle with mental health conditions and their symptoms….

What are the Signs of an Eating Disorder to Look Out For?

Eating disorders are mental health illnesses that affect a person’s eating behaviors and patterns. They are brought on by impaired…

I’m a Stress Eater – Does That Mean I Have an Eating Disorder?

Having and maintaining a healthy diet and eating behaviors can be challenging. But, for people who deal with stress, it…

What to Expect During an Adolescent Eating Disorder Assessment

Eating disorders are severe mental health illnesses that negatively impact a person’s social, mental, and physical health. Fortunately, treatment is…

Do I Really Need Treatment for Anorexia or Can I do it on my Own?

If you’re struggling with body image, self-esteem, and how you feel about yourself, you may have resorted to disordered eating…

What are the Common Causes of Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are mental health conditions that are characterized by disordered eating behaviors. But, what causes eating disorders? Disordered eating…

Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Eating Disorders

Are you wondering if you or a loved one is living with an eating disorder? Recognizing the signs of disordered…

Getting Through the Holidays With an Eating Disorder Diagnosis

While many enjoy the holiday season as it’s a time to get together with loved ones and cherish each other,…

Navigating the Holidays with an Eating Disorder

For many, the holiday season is a magical time with happiness, love, family, and friends. For those suffering or recovering…

What to Expect From Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions that can impact a person’s mental, emotional, and physical health in negative ways….

Eating Disorders and the Road to Recovery

Eating disorders are serious mental and physical illnesses that affect an estimated 20 million women and 10 million men in…

4 Signs of an Eating Disorder Everyone Should Know About

When we think of people with eating disorders, we often think of women who are so skinny that you can…

The prevalence of both alcohol abuse and eating disorders among college students

There are college students who drink excessively, and there are college students who struggle with eating disorders. Both problems pose…

Young Adult Diet Trends to Watch Out For

Just as the norms of society have evolved to become fast-paced and technology-driven, diet trends of young adults have morphed…

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    Bipolar Disorder

    A mental health condition that’s characterized by intense shifts in mood including both manic and depressive episodes.

    Major Depressive Disorder

    People living with Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, experience episodes of depression and sadness that are debilitating to daily life.

    Anxiety Disorders

    Those living with anxiety disorders experience high levels of anxiety and stress that interfere negatively with daily life.

    Neuroatypical “Spectrum” Individuals and their Families

    These individuals often experience an extended period of anxiety and disruption as the young person ages out of the structured support settings available through the educational and social services systems.

    Thought Disorder

    A mental health issue in which a person’s cognitive function is impaired, resulting in symptoms like experiencing challenges with conducting speech, reading and writing, and behavior.

    Personality Disorders

    Mental health disorders that negatively affect a person’s behaviors, thought patterns, and function. People diagnosed with these disorders experience challenges with managing relationships and understanding various situations.


    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that people can develop as a result of experiencing traumatic situations, characterized by symptoms including flashbacks, avoidance behaviors, and more.


    A mental health condition that is characterized by specific symptoms of forgetfulness and lack of concentration, which makes it challenging to complete necessary tasks.

    Eating Disorders

    Mental health conditions that interfere with a person’s eating habits, thought patterns, and behaviors in negative ways.


    A mental health disorder diagnosable with the DSM-5 that is characterized by both obsessions and compulsive behaviors.

    Adopted Individuals and Families

    We are committed to the developing specialized services for adopted emerging adults and their families.