National Eating Disorders Association

COVID-19 is creating unprecedented challenges for individuals who are receiving eating disorder treatment or those who are planning to seek professional help. The following are some treatment centers nationwide that are offering virtual programming in this time of crisis. This list will be updated as we learn more about new facilities offering similar services. 

Note to treatment facilities: If you are offering virtual programming at this time, please send an email to [email protected] to let us know. 

These listed resources are for your reference only and are not recommendations. We have listed resources based on information provided to us by each resource. We do not confirm the accuracy of the information given to by any resource. NEDA is a nonprofit organization and does not endorse or recommend any particular resource, nor do we make any judgment about the quality of care given by any resource. NEDA is not responsible for any damages arising from the conduct of any resource listed on the site.

Acute Center for Eating Disorders

723 Delaware Street

Denver, CO 80204

866-860-1256

https://www.acuteed.org/

Services: ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders continues to operate as usual, accepting admissions daily and delivering life-saving care to patients with severe and extreme eating disorders during this challenging time. 

The ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health Medical Center is uniquely equipped to treat the most serious eating disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic. As you assess referral options for your patients, consider our extensive expertise in treating all co-occurring medical complications in patients combined with our unmatched ability to practice social distancing, protect patient safety and control infection in our private patient rooms and hospital-based unit.

 

Alsana Treatment Centers

Multiple locations 

https://www.alsana.com

Services: new stand-alone, national, centralized Virtual Intensive Outpatient  Program (vIOP) in addition to their in person programming. Virtual PHP starting in April. 

They are still open for admission. These virtual options are in addition to their still ongoing in-person residential, intensive outpatient and day programs. 

 

Balance Eating Disorder Treatment Center

18 West 21st St, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10010

212-645-6903

https://balancedtx.com/virtual-eating-disorder-support

Services: Virtual PHP, virtual IOP, virtual groups, Virtual individual services (nutrition counseling, individual therapy, meal support (https://balancedtx.com/virtual-eating-disorder-support)

Regarding groups: Offering virtual Contemplating Recovery support groups. Two on the first Saturday of the month and two on the second Saturday of the month. 

The groups are open to individuals and loved ones. Anyone who would like to attend can sign up here.  

 

Center for Change

Locations in UT & ID

888-224-8250

https://centerforchange.com/

Services: Virtual PHP, IOP and OP available throughout Utah and Idaho, outpatient therapy and dietary visits with providers via telehealth. They are accepting patients of all genders, ages 14+, who are struggling with an eating disorder and co-occurring conditions. They are still accepting admissions to their inpatient and residential programs.

 

Center For Discovery Programs 

Multiple locations

877-263-4575

https://centerfordiscovery.com/

Services: Partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs are operating virtually and accepting new clients.

Residential programs are open and are programming in-person and accepting new patients with visitation and family programming happening virtually.  They have also added additional virtual support groups for patients, support systems, and professionals. 

 

The Emily Program

Multiple locations 

1-888-364-5977

https://emilyprogram.com/

Services: Virtual outpatient, intensive outpatient and intensive day/partial hospitalization programs. They are still accepting admission to their residential programs. 

 

Fairwinds Treatment Center

1569 S. Fort Harrison Ave

Clearwater, FL 33756

727-449-0300

https://fairwindstreatment.com/eating-disorders/

Services: Increased teletherapy services for some levels of care for both existing and new patients. Additionally, in response to the spread of COVID-19, their admissions process and visitation are now being held online through Telehealth and video conference services. For more information visit: https://fairwindstreatment.com/contact-us-page/

 

Melrose Center

Multiple locations in MN

952-993-6200

https://www.healthpartners.com/care/specialty-centers/melrose-center/

Services: Virtual outpatient services, and a virtual partial hospitalization program. They are still admitting patients to their residential programs. 

 

Milestones Program 

2525 Embassy DR Suite 10, Hollywood, FL 33026

(888) 651-0245

https://www.milestonesprogram.org/

Services: They remain open to serve both local and out of area patients, while following strict screening and best practice guidelines for the ongoing pandemic. They are able to accommodate a small group of residential, as well as, outpatient participants.

Residential beds are limited to 10 clients and are following federal, state, and local guidelines.

They still have a few beds available for those in need of a safe, structured setting to get help with their eating disorder and related issues.

Call at 800 347-2364 for more information. 

 

Montecantini Eating Disorder Treatment Center

2524 La Costa Avenue

Carlsbad, CA 92009

760-436-2657

https://www.montecatinieatingdisorder.com/

Services: Partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs will be operating virtually starting Friday, March 27th. Virtual Customized Recovery Services- therapeutic treatment groups and meal support are also being offered starting May 13th.

 

Reasons Eating Disorder Center

4619 Rosemead Blvd. 

Rosemead, CA 91770

844-573-2766

https://reasonsedc.com/

Services: Virtual intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs

 

Renfrew Treatment Centers

https://www.renfrewcenter.com/news/covid-19-update-renfrew-center

Services: The Renfrew Centers of Baltimore, MD; Bethesda, MD; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Mt. Laurel, NJ; Nashville, TN; New York City, NY, Orlando, FL; Paramus, NJ; Philadelphia – Center City, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Radnor, PA; West Palm Beach, FL; and White Plains, NY are offering Day Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Programming online.

Beginning March 20th, all additional outpatient sites will be providing these services, including The Renfrew Centers of Atlanta, GA and Los Angeles, CA.

They are accepting patients at their residential facilities in Philadelphia, PA and Coconut Creek, FL.

 

Rogers Behavioral Health 

Multiple locations

https://rogersbh.org/

Services: Virtual treatment option for patients who would benefit from PHP or IOP level of care. They will attempt to continue limited onsite treatment if patients cannot participate in a telehealth model. Additionally, their inpatient and residential levels of care in Wisconsin continue to accept patients onsite at this time, and they have immediate availability in several programs.

 

Veritas Collaborative

Multiple locations

855-875-5812

https://veritascollaborative.com/

Services: Virtual partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs

 

Walden Behavioral Care

Multiple locations

888-305-2997

https://www.waldeneatingdisorders.com/virtual-eating-disorder-treatment/

Services: Virtual adult PHP, virtual adolescent PHP, virtual adult IOP (new evening program added), virtual adolescent IOP (late afternoon program added), virtual adult IOP for binge and emotional eating

They are still open and admitting patients to their residential and inpatient facilities. To learn more: https://www.waldeneatingdisorders.com/coronavirus/.

 

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