Addiction Resource Guide

Methodist Hospital Easting Disorders Institute
General Hospital with Separate Eating Disorder Rehab Unit

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Methodist Hospital Easting Disorders Institute provides a full continuum of care by offering the following treatment programs: inpatient treatment program, partial program, intensive outpatient program, outpatient program and residential program."

Treatment Philosophy:

"The EDI's treatment philosophy encompasses a non-blaming, narrative approach, separating the individual from the eating disorder and empowering the individual to take the first steps toward recovery."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"Currently not available."

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

"Currently we do not treat binge eating disorders."

Family Program:

"Families are an integral component in the treatment process and we continue to work on increasing their involvement in all levels of treatment."

Additional Characteristics:

"We offer a full continuum of care. Research is a vital aspect of EDI's program. We use a narrative approach to treatment and utilize CBT, DBT and a multidisciplinary approach."


    Number of Beds: 18
    Population Served: Females above the age of 10. No males on inpatient

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 150
    Average Length of Stay 20 days
    Percent of Women 94%
    Percent under age 25 50%
    Percent with College Education: Data Not Supplied
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance DNS
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 60%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Self-pay Cost: Inpatient approximately $2000 per day
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


Licensed by: We are an acute care medical hospital
Type of License: Acute Care
Accredited by: JCAHO

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (952) 993-6200
General Information: (952) 993-6555
Address: 6490 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426