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Building Blocks of Nutrition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3UtOVZsuU4 This Mental Health Minute by Dr. Laura Lees reviews the basics of healthy eating including the importance of getting balanced and sufficient nutrition at each meal.

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Finding an Eating Disorders Specialist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1GerA6um74 Eating disorders are very complex biopsychosocial disorders that require diagnosis and treatment by specially trained clinicians. In this Mental Health Minute, Dr. Laura Lees explains how to evaluate whether a treatment provider is competent to manage the complicated aspects of recovery.

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Unhealthy Exercise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YsAIBT0fTU In this Mental Health Minute, Dr. Laura Lees discusses some of the signs that determine when exercise crosses the line from being healthy to becoming excessive and compulsive.

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Length of Recovery in Eating Disorders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToD9hfdXvms Dr. Laura Lees answers the questions: 1) Do people ever recover from eating disorders? and 2) Why does it take so long? Five factors contributing to the length of recovery are outlined in this Mental Health Minute.

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Using Antidepressants

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_rIWSr5qng In this Mental Health Minute, Dr. Laura Lees describes how antidepressants work, common side effects, how they are dosed, the neurotransmitters they affect and why they should not be stopped abruptly.

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Parent’s aren’t to blame for eating disorders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oBmEusE-BM Dr. Laura A. Lees, Psy.D., CEDS talks to NIS about how parents aren't to blame for eating disorders and how they are multi-factorial illnesses. Dr. Lees (former founding Vice President of the NORMAL In Schools nonprofit organization, now called Mental Fitness, Inc.) is one of many experts participating in the online educational film to [...]