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Binge Eating Treatment

It certainly is possible to restore a workable way of eating after binge eating, listen to what Dianne has to say about the matter in this video. We have seen thousands of our clients successfully achieve an addiction-free life, and you can do. For more information, give our Union Square location a call at (212) […]

When the Food Addict Puts Down Food

Dianne discusses what happens during food addiction treatment once an addict puts down the food. Hear what she has to say about the feelings that arise during treatment. For more information, give the Realization Center a call at (212) 627-9600. When the food addict stops using the food to put their feelings to sleep, stuff starts […]

Alcohol Awareness Month

Did you know that Alcohol Awareness Month has been in effect since 1987? The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence says Alcohol Awareness Month exists to help reduce the stigma associated with alcoholism. This is a very important movement about alcohol, alcoholism, and recovery. According to CDC, 88,000 deaths are attributed to excessive alcohol […]

Drugs & Alcohol: The Initial Appeal

Marilyn White talks about the false sense of courage people receive from the effects of drugs and alcohol, and how clients come into Realization Center in need of being built up again through sobriety. It gives you courage. In the beginning alcohol gives you courage. It gives you the ability to stand up and give […]

A Life Run by Addiction

Even a life that appears “perfect” from the outside can be run by addiction. Listen to what Marilyn has to say about alcohol addiction and the unfortunate reality that many experience if they do not seek out proper treatment. If everything in your life looks good you’ve got a paycheck, your wife hasn’t left you, […]

Prescription Drugs – A Hidden Addiction

Hear Marilyn White discuss the problem of prescription drugs, and how a doctor may not realize they are prescribing medications to a drug addict. Not necessarily, because they don’t think about that when they write them. They are there to ease your pain. You have a pain in the arm, here’s a pill. You have […]

The Price You Pay for Undereating

Undereating is never the solution. Hear what Dianne has to say about the addiction and the vicious cycle that it creates. If you or someone you know is suffering from undereating, know that Realization Center is here to help. Undereating is the food addicts attempt to eat moderately; to have control over eating. It is […]

Food Addiction: Chemical Dependency’s Twin

Most addicts start off the path to addiction using food as the first drug. The addict “to be” starts life with a genetic predisposition. Whatever was happening in the future addict’s life to set him/her on the addiction journey (with this genetic vulnerability), happened at an early age. The young “Addict in Training” couldn’t say […]

The Problem of Functional Addicts

Hear Marilyn White discuss functional addicts, and how even if you go to work every day, you can still be an addict. There are functional addicts, there are people who go to work every day and when they get home they’re drunk by 6 o’ clock, 10 o’ clock, whatever it is. So they can […]

Founder Dianne Discusses Conquering Food Addiction

Hear Realization Center Founder Dianne Schwartz discuss conquering her own food addiction and what her personal symptoms were in this video Q & A. For more information, give us a call at 212-627-9600. Help is only a phone call away. Eating to the point of feeling physically ill, constantly eating certain foods throughout the day. […]

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