Eating disorders are serious health conditions that can be both physically and emotionally destructive. Early diagnosis and intervention may enhance recovery. Eating disorders can become chronic, debilitating, and even life-threatening conditions. When you begin to notice that disordered eating habits are affecting your life, your happiness, and your ability to concentrate, it is important that you talk to somebody about what you are going through. The most effective and long-lasting treatment for an eating disorder is some form of psychotherapy coupled with careful attention to medical and nutritional needs. Recommended care is provided by multidisciplinary team including but not limited to a therapist, psychiatrist, and/or primary care physician. Clinicians are available at Mental Health Association who are specialized in the treatment of eating disorders. These clinicians are under the supervision of a professional who is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Fellow for the Academy for Eating Disorders.
For treatment information and scheduling you may contact the intake specialist at 652-2590.