Choosing the Right Treatment for Eating Disorders

Finding out your child has an eating disorder can be very scary for a parent and figuring out the next step they need to take can be very confusing. There is a lot of information about different forms of treatment for eating disorders; unfortunately so much of it is either very vague or completely incorrect. If you want to find out what you can do to help your child you need to start by talking to your family doctor.

He can help you to sort through all of the misinformation on the treatment for eating disorders and choose the right course of action. If your child is in the early stages of their eating disorder, he may recommend an outpatient program. For those who are in an advanced stage, the recommended treatment may include a stay in an inpatient treatment center to help them learn how to properly manage their diet and restore their health.

For more information about the treatment for eating disorders, visit us at the Center for Discovery. We are dedicated to helping children ages 10-19 recover from their eating disorders.