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The Renfrew Center to Open in West Palm Beach, FL October 11, 2017

The Renfrew Center, the nation's first residential eating disorder facility dedicated exclusively to the treatment of adolescent girls and women, announced today it is opening its 19th location nationally in West...

Eating disorders and the pressures of going back to school August 16, 2017

Eating disorders are the third most common chronic illness among adolescent girls, and nearly 30 million Americans will suffer from one in their lifetime. The disorder is often heightened during stressful times ...

Eating Disorder Recovery — Possible In Midlife July 07, 2017

"As a teenager, I did not obsess about bingeing. I just did it on occasion.No big deal, I thought. As I got older, however – from my 20's straight through my 50's – it became more frequent as I strived for the 'p...

National Eating Disorder Awareness week aims to break misconceptions March 02, 2017

For those hoping to raise awareness around eating disorders, this week is all about dialogue. Asking questions and having conversations is what many folks are are aiming for - and looking towards further understa...

Group Asks Women To Post Selfies Without Wearing Makeup To Raise Awareness For Eating Disorders February 27, 2017

A local group is hoping to raise awareness this week for eating disorders by encouraging women to post selfies sans makeup to promote positive body image. The Renfrew Center, based in Roxborough, is a resident...

Barefaced & Beautiful Presents: The Barefaced Challenge February 07, 2017

The Renfrew Center Foundation is supporting National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 26 through March 4) with the "Barefaced Challenge" - a unique twist on the organization's annual Barefaced & Beautifu...

The Renfrew Center to Open Facility in Pittsburgh, PA December 08, 2016

The Renfrew Center, celebrating its 30th Anniversary as the nation's first residential eating disorder facility dedicated exclusively to the treatment of adolescent girls and women, announced today it is opening ...

The Art of Recovery October 03, 2016

Being slender almost has become the holy grail for many women in this culture. But getting there may not be pretty, and the demons of anorexia and bulimia surely underline that. Women, who almost exclusively ...

Collingswood art show focuses on mental disorder September 15, 2016

On her worst days, Aimee Gilmore worried about everything. Was she pretty enough? Was she good enough? Was her cat lonely without her during the day? Her bouts with depression and severe anxiety led to un...

A Herculean effort to conquer anorexia and bulimia July 29, 2016

Residential treatment was one of the most significant and valuable periods of my life.

Newly Designed Support Website! May 20, 2016

The Renfrew Center, celebrating its 30th Anniversary as the nation's first residential eating disorder treatment facility dedicated exclusively to the treatment of adolescent girls and women, announces the launch...

The Renfrew Center to Open in Orlando May 11, 2016

The Renfrew Center, celebrating its 30th Anniversary as the nation's first residential eating disorder facility dedicated exclusively to the treatment of adolescent girls and women, announced today it is opening ...

EDs On Rise Among Middle-Aged Women March 04, 2016

Eating disorders are on the rise among middle-aged women, according to health experts in Dallas. Over the past decade, there has been a 42-percent increase in the number of women over the age of 35 who sought tr...

#BarefacedBeauty campaign February 18, 2016

Barefaced and Beautiful — what a concept. On Monday, in conjunction with National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness), the Renfrew Center Foundation is asking women to go "make-up free" for a day — so...

An Eating Disorder in People With Diabetes February 01, 2016

The first time she skipped an insulin dose, the 22-year-old said, it wasn't planned. She was visiting her grandparents over a summer break from college and indulged in bags of potato chips and fistfuls of candy...

i developed anorexia as an adult January 15, 2016

When I was 29 I had my second child, and never lost the weight. I thought, "That's it, I'm doing something about this." So I started a crash diet. Within a year I was full-blown anorexic. I found the diet on a...

The Renfrew Center Foundation's Vice President Receives Lifetime Achievement Award October 05, 2015

The Renfrew Center, celebrating its 30th Anniversary as the country's first residential eating disorder facility dedicated exclusively to the treatment of adolescent girls and women, congratulates Judi Goldstein ...

Old Greenwich Renfrew Center celebrates anniversary October 05, 2015

When she attended a family wedding two years ago, Stacy DeMatteo was fragile and frail, the shape of her bones visible through her skin. Everybody noticed it, but it was one of her cousins, a nurse, who took a...

The Renfrew Centers of Philadelphia, PA and Coconut Creek, FL have been designated September 09, 2015

The Renfrew Centers residential eating disorder treatment facilities in Philadelphia, PA and Coconut Creek, FL have been designated as two of only three residential centers in the entire United States that are "P...

Renfrew Center Promotes Positive Body Image, Combats Eating Disorders April 16, 2015

Cara Delevingne and Miranda Kerr, Cindy Crawford and Kate Moss, Twiggy and Anna Karina, Zelda Fitzgerald and Josephine Baker. For decades, women have been looking to other women in order to check the pulse of soc...

Renfrew Center Celebrates 25 Years in Coconut Creek April 14, 2015

Over the years, alumni of the Renfrew Center in Coconut Creek have left stones painted in art therapy sessions arranged inside what is known as the center's healing garden. "May your courage and beauty continu...

Middle-aged Women Impacted by Eating Disorders March 10, 2015

Teenage girls are not the exclusive sufferers of eating disorders. Out of nearly 200 new patients in 2014 at The Renfrew Center in Charlotte, 28 percent were in their 40s, 50s and 60s. The center's site direc...

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