Remuda Ranch Sponsor of 6th Annual HEAL Conference

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Remuda Ranch, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, is a sponsor of the 6th Annual Healthy Eating and Living (HEAL) Conference in Asheville, N.C. from May 30-31, 2013, at the Mountain Area Health Education Center, Biltmore Campus. The theme of the conference is “A New Look at the Who, What, Where and Why of Eating Disorders.”

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Remuda Ranch, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, is a sponsor of the 6th Annual Healthy Eating and Living (HEAL) Conference in Asheville, N.C. from May 30-31, 2013, at the Mountain Area Health Education Center, Biltmore Campus. The theme of the conference is “A New Look at the Who, What, Where and Why of Eating Disorders.”

Dr. Cynthia Bulik, PhD, FAED, Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Professor of Nutrition in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, will present at the conference. Her research includes treatment, laboratory, animal, epidemiological, twin, and molecular genetic studies of eating disorders and body weight regulation.

Dr. Bulik developed treatment services for eating disorders both in New Zealand and in the United States. She is a recipient of several awards including the Eating Disorders Coalition Research Award, the Academy for Eating Disorders Leadership Award for Research, the Price Family National Eating Disorders Association Research Award, IAEDP Honorary Certified Eating Disorders Specialist Award, and the AED Meehan/Hartley Award for Advocacy.

A free community event on Thursday, May 30 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. will provide community education and resource sharing for anyone interested in the topic of disordered eating to help answer questions, dispel myths and rethink beliefs about eating disorders.

Teresa Tipton, Professional Relations Representative, will represent Remuda Ranch at the conference.

For more information regarding the HEAL Conference, visit http://thecenternc.weebly.com/heal-conference---may-30-31-2013.html.

Remuda Ranch is an industry leader in treating eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls through its inpatient, residential and partial-care programs. To learn more about Remuda Ranch’s work, contact an intake coordinator at 866-390-5100 or visit http://www.remudaranch.com.

Since 1990, Remuda Ranch has been a leading eating and co-occurring treatment center. In that time, over 10,000 women and girls have trusted their care to Remuda Ranch. Through

Remuda Ranch’s treatment approach and clinical excellence at its two state-of-the art locations in Wickenburg and Chandler Arizona, individualized treatment is offered by a multidiscipline team of psychiatrists, primary care providers, registered dietitians, therapists, psychologists and registered nurses that provided assistance and support 24 hours a day. Along with treating eating disorders, Remuda Ranch addresses co-occurring issues such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma. Remuda Ranch was acquired by The Meadows in 2012 and is accredited by The Joint Commission.

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