Eating Disorders – Dual Diagnosis Treatment
Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and compulsive overeating can make life feel hopeless. For those who suffer from a dual diagnosis, like anorexia and depression, the problems are compounded. For many, eating disorders are a way to mask or cope with their psychological symptoms. If left untreated, these conditions can be fatal.
The good news is that help is available.
Brookhaven is home to the Rader Program for Eating Disorders, a highly successful therapeutic program that has already saved thousands of lives.
The programs at Brookhaven can then integrate dual-diagnosis to identify issues such as: depression, anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD and other problems that often affect individuals with eating disorders.
At Brookhaven, patients can receive help for their dual-diagnosis including:
- Dietary counseling
- Internal medicine
- Medical management
- 24-hour nursing care
- Occupational therapy
- Behavioral therapy
- Family counseling
- Social work
- Recreational therapy
At Brookhaven we understand that struggling with eating and psychological disorders can make you feel helpless. However, through the individual, family, and group counseling; as well as the nutritional guidance, exercise training, and educational sessions patients receive at Brookhaven; they can improve their state of mind and gain the skills to stay healthy for life. Learn more today about treating dual diagnosis by calling Brookhaven Hospital at 888-298-4673.