Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders treatments we provide in Winnipeg and throughout Manitoba

When someone is suffering from an eating disorder, it is common for the affected person to use it as a means of taking control of his or her life. Common signs include obsessive calorie counting, excessive exercise, and restrictive eating habits.

These disorders are not always related to food. The affected person may have distorted views of body image or a fear of weight gain, but those are not always the main symptoms. He or she may also suffer from anxiety, low self-esteem, depression, or substance abuse. External factors like cultural body weight ideals and fashion can also affect people subconsciously, to the point of developing disorders like anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa.

The symptoms can be fatal if it is left untreated. Fortunately, an eating disorder is a very treatable type of mental illness. In order to get on the path to recovery, the affected person must first recognize they have this disorder. This is not an easy process, and it cannot be forced, but with a healthy support system in place, it is very possible to recover.

If you or someone close to you is suffering from an eating disorder, call Aurora Recovery Centre at 1-888-544-4563. Our recovery resources and mental health treatment are always available to you.

Aurora Recovery Centre’s philosophies are consistently reflected in the way we value our members and staff. Everything we do is in the interest of our members’ recovery for life.

Aurora’s treatment process is built upon a member-first culture and stands on three pillars that reflect our philosophy toward our members’ recovery: Heal, Connect and Recover.

From initial contact with Aurora, you begin to experience our Member-First Culture. Our highly experienced Addiction Specialists help you navigate the complex, emotional decision to admit to treatment.

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