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ACORN Recovery Services for Eating Disorders, Food Addiction & Food Dependency

Phil’s musing about World Health Day and Food Addiction

Phil’s musing about World Health Day and Food Addiction

World Health Day and Food Addiction World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7th, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization, as well as other related organizations http://www.who.int/campaigns/world-health-day/2018/en/. This special attention on issues of world health affords me the opportunity to muse about the critical issue of food… Continue Reading

Men’s “3-Days with Phil” April 6 – 8

Men’s “3-Days with Phil” April 6 – 8

MEN’s “3 Days with Phil” April 6 – 8, 2018 “Phil’s compassion, humor and competence have helped thousands of food addicts.” – Mary Rice This 3-day workshop will help you work on deep emotional and spiritual blocks that prevent you from becoming food abstinent or maintaining long-term abstinence and recovery. If you have trouble identifying feelings,… Continue Reading

28 Days of Recovery in Vancouver

Hello, I am sitting in the group room at Sugar Free Place in Bradenton, Florida.  It’s 9:00 Saturday morning, and we just finished gentle breakfast on the first morning of a Primary Intensive.  It is quiet and peaceful as all the participants are working on their first assignments and preparing for our first group which starts… Continue Reading

Summer Freedom…an oxymoron? Not anymore!

Summer Freedom…an oxymoron? Not anymore!

“Summer freedom”–I’m not sure if prior to my recovery I would have included those two words in the same sentence and really meant them. Summer means sunshine, warmth, outdoor fun, beautiful flowers filling the air with exquisite scents, daylight lasting until after 9 p.m., swim suits, shorts and tank tops.  For me, before recovery, my “summer freedom” equaled… Continue Reading

The Fat & the Furious by S. Ajlouni, Amman, Jordan

The Fat & the Furious by S. Ajlouni, Amman, Jordan

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month In recognition of Men’s Health Awareness Month http://www.menshealthmonth.org/ we are pleased to highlight the story of Sachir “Rocky” from Amman, Jordan. Sachir began his recovery journey in Jordan where he discovered that he was addicted to certain foods. Rocky weighed almost 400 pounds following seemingly endless attempts to lose weight through… Continue Reading

Women’s Health Month

Women’s Health Month

June and July Events Space is available in the new Living In Recovery Program. Week 2 begins Sunday, June 11th. Call the ACORN office to register.  941-378-2122 Monsey, New York!   Bradenton, Florida!   Bristol, Vermont!  ACORN is offering several events in the next few weeks in several locations. Start your summer with Abstinence and Recovery. We are… Continue Reading