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For the Parents of Jewish Orthodox Children with Eating Disorders

In speaking with and guiding Orthodox Jewish families about Eating Disorders over the years, I have noticed many commonly asked questions and concerns. Orthodox families are connected by their culture and I have found that regardless of where they are located their...

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow The Secret World of Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania sounds like a spider that you might meet in an Amazon rainforest. In reality, it is a mental health disorder that is characterized by the compulsive urge to pull out one’s hair. Trichotillomania is Greek for “hair pulling madness.” It is estimated...

The Road to Recovery: Relief Resources on Eating Disorders

Did you know? Eating Disorders affect up to 24 million Americans and 70 million individuals worldwide. — The Renfrew Center Foundation for Eating Disorders One in five women struggle with an eating disorder or disordered eating. — National Institute of Mental Health A...

Relief Resources Holds International Team Conference

The frum world’s familiarity today with the field of mental-health care has come a long way. Although the need for it is unfortunate, this is a praiseworthy accomplishment of the klal and its leaders. Consider the quality of treatment that people now expect. Equal if...