Addiction Resource Guide

The Menninger Clinic
Psychiatric Hospital with Integrated Eating Disorder Treatment

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Our program is designed for men and women 18 years and older who struggles with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, night eating and exercise disorder that may also be complemented by co-occuring mood disorders, anxiety, substance abuse, PTSD, mild OCD or Trauma."

Treatment Philosophy:

"We believe in the inherent value of each individual and their capacity to achieve, hope and learn to effectively manage their illness. The program focus on the needs of patients who are similar in age, symptons or diagnosis. We believe that a multidisciplinary treatment approach is necessary."

Family Program:

"We offer 2 day family workshop to help educate families about the disease. Emphasis is placed on family dynamics, which also includes family therapy."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"We treat substance abuse and addictions with 12 Step integration and meetings as part of our program."

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

"Treatment is individualized to meet the needs of each patient. Patients may attend different groups that suit their needs, and attend different support groups as needed."

Additional Characteristics:

"Using the best evidence-based therapies available Menninger treats difficult complex co-morbidities that occur with eating disorders, provides a lot of family therapy and addresses the emotional, biological, social and spiritual aspects of each patient."


    Number of Beds: 15
    Population Served: 18 years + women and men who can not be at risk for assaultive behavior, elopement or significant anti-social behavior. We don not provide tube feeding.

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: DNS
    Average Length of Stay 43 days
    Percent of Women 90%
    Percent under age 25 45%
    Percent with College Education: 41%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance Provides some charitable beds
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 82%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Self-pay Cost: $1,050 a day
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


Licensed by: Texas Dept. of Health
Type of License: Hospital
Accredited by: JCAHO

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 351-9058
General Information: (713) 275-5000

2801 Gessner Drive P.O. Box 809045

Houston, TX 77280