Addiction Resource Guide

Park Nicollet Melrose Institute
Eating Disorders Freestanding Outpatient and Inpatient Facility.
  • Long Term Residential Program.

    The Program
    "In Its Own Words"


    Self Description:

    "Park Nicollet Melrose Institute provides a full continuum of care by the following treatment programs: inpatient treatment program, partial program, intensive outpatient program, outpatient program and residential program."

    Treatment Philosophy:

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

    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."

    Position On 12 Step Involvement:

    "Currently not available."

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

    "Currently we do treat binge eating disorders."

    Additional Characteristics:

    "We offer a full continuum of care. Research is a vital aspect of the Melrose Intitute programs. We use a multidisciplinary team approach and evidence-based therapies including CBT, DBT and family based therapy."


      Number of Beds: 39
      Population Served: All ages and sex

    • Last Year's Admissions:

      Total Annual Admits: 233 adolescents, 706 adults
      Average Length of Stay 20 days
      Percent of Women 94%
      Percent under age 25 50%
      Percent with College Education: DNS
      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 per week: Inpatient $12,000/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: SubAcute Care Medical Facility
    Type of License: SubAcute Care
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (952) 993-200
    General Information: (952) 993-200
    Address: 3525 Monterey Drive
    St. Louis Park, MN 55416