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Thanksgiving Planning Tips

For many people the holidays are a time of joy; for people with eating disorders such as binge eating, bulimia, and anorexia, however, the holidays can bring a tremendous amount of stress, anxiety, and fear. Since most holidays are centered on the subject of food, such events are often anxiety ridden for those with eating […]


Parents Guide to Teen Depression

Are you concerned that your teenager may be experiencing more than just the normal teenage growing pains? Have you wondered if they may actually be experiencing Depression? Teens with Depression don’t necessarily appear sad. Irritability, anger, and agitation may be the most prominent symptoms. Depression goes beyond moodiness; it is a serious health problem. Fortunately, […]


Statement of Health

“The road I’m traveling to overcome my eating disorder has not been a walk in the park. It’s been a grueling trek through a dry, blistering desert. In my treatment these past couple of months, I realized something that I hadn’t in my prior treatment. I was still living with the personality of my eating […]


Eating Disorder Program

Valenta (“to make powerful”) was established in 2006 to provide world class care and treatment available to assist individuals in their recovery from eating disorders. Valenta has expanded its scope of practice and expertise to include: Treatment and Recovery for Eating Disorders, Treatment and Recovery for Depression and Anxiety, Healthy Student Program designed for young […]


Summer Healthy Student Program

Do you feel your depression/anxiety affects the quality of your daily life? Valenta is pleased to offer an intensive summer program designed to help you, students and young adults, increase your awareness of emotional, thought, and behavioral patterns that contribute to success. Summer is a great time without school stressors to focus on yourself and […]

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Depression and Anxiety Among Teenage Girls Soars Amid Pressures From Social Media

At Valenta we support individuals in their mental health recovery.  Empowering our youth to reach out and seek the required support is an important first step.  The following article talks about the drastic increase in teenage girls who are experiencing depression and anxiety amid pressures due to social media. Psychological distress worsened between 2005 and […]

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Break the Stigma

3 Mental Disorder Myths We Need To Stop Using Look left, look right, look in front of you, look behind you, and look in the mirror. One of you is affected by a mental health condition. Each year millions of Americans are facing the reality of a mental disorder of different nature and severity. May […]

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Summer Healthy Student Program

Are you a High School or College Student experiencing depression, social and test anxiety, stress, lack of focus and motivation? Valenta is offering a six week intensive outpatient Summer Healthy Student Program to help you increase your awareness and develop insight and knowledge of emotional and behavioral patterns. The program is designed to teach you skills […]


Depression Recovery Program

Do You or a Loved One Suffer from Depression and Anxiety? Valenta Is Here to Help Valenta’s Intensive Outpatient Depression Recovery Program is designed for individuals to find relief and recovery from the pain of living with Major Depression (MDD) and Anxiety. Learn how to Manage: Depression & Anxiety Symptoms Stress Management Goal Setting Focus & […]