F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum

Welcome to F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum. This is a free service provided for parents of those suffering from eating disorders. It is moderated by kind, experienced, parent caregivers trained to guide you in how to use the forum and how to find resources to help you support your family member. This forum is for parents of patients with all eating disorder diagnoses, all ages, around the world.

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formygirl
I have found it exceedingly difficult to get information on residential facilities by visiting websites. Does anyone have experience with either Veritas Collaborative or The Emily Program? Thank you.
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scaredmom
Hi there, If you use the search function you may be able to get the information you need. But here are a few threads to review.
https://www.aroundthedinnertable.org/post/oliver-pyatt-miami-veritas-avalon-hills-adult-residentials-thoughts-9694703?highlight=veritas&pid=1303702796
https://www.aroundthedinnertable.org/post/emily-program-7757611?highlight=emily&pid=1289768575

Hope these are helpful to you.
When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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pheim
Hello, my D14 was diagnosed with AN (restrictive, purging type) and spent 7 weeks in residential treatment at the Emily Program this past Spring. I believe it helped her immensely, and she still attends twice-monthly appointments with a dietician and therapist there. She is motivated to recover and in a much better place mentally than she was when admitted. They accommodated my wish to utilize FBT while there, and have supported that after discharge. I still oversee and manage her food intake when she's not in school, ie: 2 snacks and dinner, but she has been preparing and eating breakfast/lunch independently while maintaining her weight. All that said, I know ED is still very much perched on her shoulder (hence ongoing therapy and management of meals by me), but it is no longer in the driver's seat and I intend to keep it that way! Good luck to you in your search for residential treatment, stay vigilant and strong!
"What's comin' will come and we'll meet it when it does."
-Hagrid
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Foodsupport_AUS
Thread moved to main forum by moderators. 
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13.5. Weight restored July 2012. Relapse and now clawing our way back. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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