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Eating Disorders Advocacy Day

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Advocates for those dealing with the disease gathered at the South Carolina State House. Because it affects so many families in our state, the South Carolina Eating Disorders Association wants legislators to know the majority of those with an eating disorder will not get treatment because of the stigma, lack of education, not being diagnosed, or lack of insurance coverage. Representative Beth Bernstein and Senator Katrina Shealy helped bring awareness to lawmakers by recognizing the SC Eating Disorders Association.

Registered Dietitian Warns Against New Teen Diet Trend

Columbia, S.C. (WACH)- Founder of New Hope Counseling & Wellness Center Amy Helms says a trend among teens to lose weight can be detrimental to their development.

Amy Helms, Registered Dietitian
Heal Your Anxiety Podcast

Self-Care and Advocacy Conversation with Counselor and Dietitian Amy Helms About How to Prioritize Your Needs

Join us for a conversation with Amy Helms, founder of New Hope Counseling & Wellness Center. Amy provides services nutrition therapy for eating disorders and disordered eating, women’s health and fertility, and food intolerances and allergies. She joins us to talk about self-care, and how to implement it in your life even when you are busy taking care of children and working a part-time or full-time job.