When eating is an issue, this expert steps in | UTSanDiego.com
LOCAL San Elijo Hills Resident Roxanne Rockwell is in today’s San Diego Union Tribune Talking about helping teens with eating disorders.
Making healthy food choices is something with which many people struggle.
But there are some — especially teens — who have such a difficult time that it can sometimes develop into an eating disorder.
That’s where Roxanne Rockwell steps in.
She’s the Program Manager at UC San Diego’s Adolescent Eating Disorders Treatment and Research Program, a place that helps young people overcome their issues with food and eating.
Rockwell, 34, was raised in Burbank and moved to San Diego in 1997 to attend San Diego State University. She’s spent most of her career researching the illness and working with patients.
The San Elijo Hills resident and mother of two boys explains why eating disorders should be taken seriously.