Addiction Resource Guide



Bellwood Health Services Eating Disorder Recovery Program


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Eating Disorders Freestanding Inpatient Facility


The Program
"In Its Own Words"

STATISTICS

Self Description:

"Our program is designed for men and women 19 years and older struggling with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder or overeating and who may or may not have concurrent addictions."


Treatment Philosophy:

"The Eating Disorder Recovery Program reflects Bellwood's overall holistic philosophy of treatment, addressing the social, physical, psychological and spiritual needs of our clients. We help people establish a healthy relationship to food. The emphasis is on normalizing eating, not weight loss, and therapy for underlying issues, body image and self-esteem."


Family Program:

"Bellwood provides a 4 day psycho-educational program for family members to understand the process of addiction and recovery; to provide an arena in which to deal with feelings and initiate participation in long term recovery."


Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"12 Step meetings are an integral part of Bellwood's treatment program. Clients participate in in-house and community-based meetings as part of their program."


Position On Approach to Compulsive Overeating vs. Anorexia/Bulimia:

"The same approach is used for all eating disorders."


Additional Characteristics:

"Bellwood follows best practices and treats eating disorders and concurrent addictions simultaneously."

GENERAL:

    Number of Beds: 87
    Population Served: Men and women 19 years and over and clients must be psychiatricly stable.



  • 2009 Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: Data Not Supplied
    Average Length of Stay 66 days
    Percent of Women DNS
    Percent under age 25 DNS
    Percent with College Education: DNS
    Percent Covered by Public assistance DNS
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: DNS




  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Data Not Supplied
    Weekend Admission available: DNS
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes




PAYMENT INFORMATION:

Self-pay Cost: Data Not Supplied
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: DNS
Medicare Coverage accepted: DNS
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes




LICENSING & ACCREDITATION:

Licensed by: Ontario Ministry of Health
Type of License: Private Hospital
Accredited by: Accreditation Canada
Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 387-6198
General Information: (800) 387-6198
Email: jbowles@bellwood.ca
Address: 1020 McNicoll Avenue
Lemont, IL 60439Toronto, Ontario, CA M1W2J6
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