Diversity: A Mirasol Panel Discussion

The stereotype persists that eating disorders affect primarily upper middle class young white females, but Mirasol's clients represent a kaleidoscope of ages, races, ethnic backgrounds and sexual orientation. Is it harder to get treatment — and is recovery more difficult — if you're LGBTQ or from a different racial or ethnic background? What if you're older, and have had the disorder for decades?

Ice Cream in the Desert

Binge Eating: Mirasol Clinicians Discuss a Hot Topic!

In 2013, Binge Eating Disorder was recognized by the Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). In early 2015, the FDA approved Vyvanse for the treatment of binge eating disorder, and the manufacturer launched an aggressive campaign aimed at raising awareness about the disorder and promoting the use of a drug originally developed for the treatment of ADHD. These days it's hard to turn on the TV or open a magazine without seeing an ad that might leave you wondering where to draw the line between over-indulgence and a full-blown eating disorder. How do you tell if you have binge eating disorder and, more importantly, what can you do about it?

ASTA 2017 Conference

Mirasol Presents at Asta 2017

Executive Director Diane Ryan and Katie Klein, Director of Utilization Review, presented at the 2017 Conference of the Arizona State Therapeutic Recreation Association. The conference theme was "Recreation Therapy: Stimulating Mind, Body, & Spirit."

Top 10 Eating Disorder Blogs of 2015

PsychCentral names Mirasol's EDRecovery one of the top 10 eating disorder blogs of 2015

Psych Central Award

Eating Disorder Hope Award

Honored as a top resource for eating disorder treatment, recovery, and awareness.

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