Alcoholism and Binge Eating Disorder

By Dixie Brown, MS, ICAADC, CAP, LCAS, Executive Director of Willow Place for Women Alcoholism and binge eating disorder (BED) frequently co-occur. BED is the most common eating disorder in the US. It affects three times as many people who suffer from anorexia and bulimia combined. Many individuals who suffer from BED also have substance abuse […]

Binge Eating and Binge Drinking: Same Origins

By Dixie Brown, MS, ICAADC, CAP, LCAS, Executive Director of Willow Place for Women Occasional binge eating and binge drinking is somewhat expected. American culture tends to lend itself to overindulgence. Certain national holidays even seem to revolve around the concept of overdoing it – Christmas and Thanksgiving, to name a few. Christmas is a […]