The focus with Addiction can be so much on alcohol and drugs (for people with the disease, family members, society and healthcare providers) that other manifestations of the disease get minimized or ignored. Food is one of these areas. Yet, Addiction involving food is a significant problem and is leading to many troublesome health outcomes (obesity, hypertension, cancers). This message explores further what Addiction involving food is.
These messages are developed by Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist and Clinical Services Director at HUM
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Health Upwardly Mobile (HUM) is a counselling and therapy provider based in Calgary. Our team includes a variety of healthcare providers including nurses, physicians, psychologists and social workers.