Eating Disorder Support Resources

Information on eating disorder support groups, books, podcasts, social media accounts that promote recovery. Support for BIPOC: The Holistic Black Healing Collective  Virtual BIPOC ED Support Group Nalgona Positivity Pride: Nalgona Positivity Pride (NPP) is an in-community eating disorders and body-positive organization dedicated in creating visibility and resources for Black, Read more…

March Madness: Opal Owls Basketball Team

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Last spring Lexi and Kara decided they needed some basketball in their lives and recruited Opal staff members to play in a women’s league. I was immediately enthused to play on the Opal team, the Opal Owls. I always loved basketball, however I Read more…

The Wind at my Back

I love exploring a new city and surroundings by putting on my running shoes and going! St. Petersburg, Florida did not disappoint! Julie, Lexi and I went to Florida for the annual IAEDP (International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals) conference this past weekend. The day the sun came out, I Read more…

The Story of the Owl

Our urban treehouse provides many views including the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, the downtown skyline AND the owl on the roof of the building across the street.  When we moved in to our space, we immediately took a liking to the fake owl that scares critters away from the rooftop. Read more…

Press Release January 30, 2012

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2012 ON FEBRUARY 1, OPAL:  FOOD + BODY WISDOM LAUNCHES AN EATING DISORDER TREATMENT CENTER IN SEATTLE, OPENING WITH DR. ELIZABETH HUTCHINSON, MD OF SWEDISH FAMILY MEDICINE AS MEDICAL DIRECTOR Partial Hospitalization Program offered as all-day, highest level of care SEATTLE, WA –    This week marks Read more…

We want you to know…

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] There is a lot going on at Opal as we get closer and closer to February 1st.  We are continuing to be so encouraged by successes, like those listed below, as we take the last remaining steps towards opening.   Swedish Medical Center—Dr. Read more…

Community

On the eve of our website launch, I am feeling so grateful for our communities that have helped make this dream become a reality. I’ve been reflecting on how one of our major treatment goals is to help our clients gain stronger support with their own communities. Tonight is one Read more…