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Everything You Need to Know About ARFID

Although many eating disorders are relatively well-known outside the medical and psychiatric community, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder, there is one form of eating disorder that’s still relatively unknown: ARFID. Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), which is sometimes also referred to as Selective Eating Disorder (SED), is one of…

RiverMend Health Treatment Facilities Provide Essential Healthcare Services and Will Remain Open When the Government Mandated “Shelter-in-place” Order is Announced

As local, state and federal governments continue to take aggressive action to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the possibility of “shelter-in-place” mandates become increasingly likely; some areas of the United States have already enacted such orders. The “shelter-in-place” mandate requires citizens to remain in their homes to enforce social distancing but has exemptions for “essential”…

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Information from Rosewood about COVID-19

With the increased information and questions circulating about COVID-19 (previously referred to as the Novel Coronavirus), we want to provide updated information and recommendations that we received from state and federal health agencies, as well as recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO), to ensure that we have the…

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The Connection Between Anxiety and Eating Disorders

by Amelia Davis, MD, Rosewood Medical Director Anxiety and stress are something we all experience.  This is normal and beneficial when we are in a stressful situation, such as taking a test or when we need to meet a deadline. However, sometimes, feelings of restlessness or anxious feelings became unmanageable where excessive worry will take…

7 Red Flags That Someone Is Dealing with an Eating Disorder

Dr. Cabrera was interviewed for an article in the HuffPost. The article, “7 Red Flags That Someone is Dealing with an Eating Disorder,” covered subtle signs that may indicate anorexia or bulimia, such as: constantly talking about dieting, cutting out entire food groups, out-of-the-ordinary fitness or eating habits, shifting physical appearance, turning down food-centric social…

Rosewood’s Peanut Butter Dip

This peanut butter dip is perfect for any occasion. Use it for breakfast, a snack, lunch or at a party – even dessert! Use apples, celery or whatever else you can think up to scoop. 6 oz. peanut butter 6 oz. Greek yogurt 2-3 tbsp vanilla 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 c. chocolate chips 10-15 servings…