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Through advocacy work, community and professional events, and media outreach, Veritas is helping to bring cutting-edge research, best-practice care, and scientifically backed information into the national eating disorder conversation. Here in our blog you can learn about the work we and others are doing to advance the understanding and treatment of eating disorders. You’ll also find interesting articles and helpful insights that can support you or a loved one on the journey to lasting recovery. We want to hear your story. Email us (blog@veritascollaborative.com) and ask how you can become a contributor!

With Me When App

With Me When App

With Me When helps you manage your eating disorder wherever you are.

Eating disorder recovery happens 24 hours a day. That’s why we created an app where you can find inspiration, education, and encouragement wherever you go. With Me When was designed by a team of eating disorder clinicians as a companion to treatment, with tools to help you stay on track throughout your recovery journey.

Get it on Google Play Download on the Apple App Store 

Access the web version of With Me When here.

The With Me When app includes these features:

Food Log

Food Log

Feelings Log

Feelings Log

Behavior Log

Behavior Log

Skills Toolkit

Skills Toolkit

Goals Setting

Goals Setting

Mindfulness Exercises

Mindfulness Exercises

Here’s a sneak peek of the app, so you know what to expect:

Food Log Screenshot
Add Behavior Screenshot
Yoga Screenshot
Breathing Exercise Screenshot

You can also complete your patient paperwork quickly and easily through the app.

With Me When is currently available to Veritas Collaborative patients in our adult programs. In future versions, With Me When will be available for wider use across patient and provider communities.

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Custody / Guardianship Documentation

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Custody / Guardianship Documentation

If there has been a legal ruling regarding custody or guardianship of an incoming patient, we will need documentation of this prior to admission. Please upload the official court document below.

This form is required only if there has been a legal ruling regarding custody or guardianship of an incoming patient.

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Insurance Information

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Insurance Information

Cost is an understandably important question when seeking eating disorder treatment. Once we have the details about your insurance provider, our Patient Financial Services team will get started checking your benefits on your behalf.

You can find our current list of accepted insurance providers here. Even if your provider is not listed, we can work with them to create a single-case agreement and a care plan that is right for you.

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Recovery Support

Recovery Support

Recovery happens in community.

Our free community events are designed to nurture connection among those experiencing similar situations and promote conversation about eating disorder treatment and recovery. We invite you to help us share hope through stories, education, and open discussion.

This community is for you.

At Veritas Collaborative, we know eating disorder recovery is possible. But it doesn’t happen in isolation. People get better when they have the right treatment and support.

By talking openly about eating disorders, we can challenge the stigma around these illnesses and help people reach recovery sooner. Staying connected through each stage of healing is key to lasting recovery.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Eating Disorder Support Groups

The National Alliance for Eating Disorders offers free virtual support groups led by licensed eating disorder clinicians. Among them are weekly Pro-Recovery Support Groups for adults affected by an eating disorder and Family and Friends Support Groups for loved ones.

  • Pro-Recovery Support Groups:
    • Tuesdays, 7pm ET
    • Thursdays, 7pm ET
    • Saturdays, 11am ET
  • LGBTQ+ Pro-Recovery Support Group: Wednesdays, 7pm ET
  • Friends & Family Support Group: Thursdays, 7pm ET

Learn more and register on The Alliance’s website.

"Ask an Expert" Live

  • Ask an Expert Facebook live: December 16th, 1pm ET
  • Ask an Expert Instagram live: February 24th, 1pm ET

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Every journey begins with a single step.

Please provide your contact information below and we will connect with you within one business day. You also may call us directly at 612-402-3061. If this is an emergency, do not use this form. Call 911 or your nearest hospital.

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        In addition, the information submitted may become a part of the patient’s permanent chart or treatment record at Veritas Collaborative upon their utilization of Veritas Collaborative services, and this information may be used in the planning of treatment and care provided to the patient. At the time the patient utilizes Veritas Collaborative services, Veritas Collaborative’s Notice of Privacy Practices and other HIPAA and information privacy and security policies will apply to the information submitted on this form and to any other information that Veritas Collaborative maintains about the patient and the care provided to the patient.

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        Three Ways To Help A Friend With An Eating Disorder

        Take our Eating Disorder Assessment Quiz

        Our Eating Disorder Assessment Quiz takes just a few minutes. It’s a simple tool that helps you to see whether or not you should be concerned. Take the quiz.

        Talk With Your Friend

        Your friend’s health is more important than keeping secrets or shying away from talking to their family. Share your concerns. Be prepared to provide examples of behaviors that alerted you to the problem. And offer the next step—tell your friend to call us at 1-855-875-5812 or show your friend our website to start the journey to healthy living.

        Learn More About Eating Disorders

        We invite family and friends to attend our free Recovery Support community events so you can learn how to play an important role in your friend’s recovery.

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        How It Works

        How It Works

        Start your recovery journey.

        At Veritas Collaborative, we treat the whole person, not just the eating disorder. Our multidisciplinary team is uniquely prepared to meet you with personalized care, compassion, and expertise—because you are so much more than your illness.

        No matter where you are in your journey toward recovery, there is hope.

        3 Simple Steps to Start Your Recovery Journey

        Step 1

        Step 1

        Contact Us

        Step 2

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        Eating Disorder Assessment

        Step 3

        Step 3

        Admission

        Get Started Today

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        Healthcare Provider History

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        Healthcare Provider History

        Who have you worked toward recovery with so far? This gives us a comprehensive view of your current and former providers. Please list any providers that you or your loved one has seen in the past year.

        This form tells us what medical or clinical treatment you or your loved one may have received in the past six months, whether for an eating disorder or other conditions.

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        Veritas Intake Form

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        Veritas Intake Form

        This form provides us with the basic information we need about you or your loved one to begin treatment discussions.

        This form includes basic demographic questions in addition to questions about you or your loved one’s eating disorder and your insurance information. If you prefer, we can also complete this over the phone. Please call (855) 875-5812 to schedule an appointment if you do not wish to complete it online.

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        Schedule A Tour

        Schedule A Tour

        Safe, comfortable spaces for your recovery journey.

        Our hospitals and centers are designed with your recovery in mind. Tours are currently on hold for the safety of our patients, staff, and communities amid the pandemic, but you can learn more about our Locations online or by calling 855-875-5812 with any questions.

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        Take The Quiz

        Take The Quiz

        Is it an Eating Disorder?

        Are you or a loved one experiencing behaviors or symptoms that might be related to an eating disorder? Our Eating Disorder Assessment Quiz will let you know whether additional evaluation is needed. Two or more “yes” answers strongly indicate the presence of disordered eating.

        Please bear in mind that while this quiz is based on internationally accepted guidelines, it is not intended to diagnose any medical condition. For additional evaluation or recommendations for next steps, please call us at 612-402-3061 or complete this online form. Our highly trained admissions team is here to help.

        Eating Disorder Assessment Quiz 

        Take the first step now. Answer a few questions and reflect on your responses.

        • For Myself

          Please answer the questions below honestly.

          Do you worry about your weight and body shape more than other people?

          Do you avoid certain foods for reasons other than allergies or religious reasons?

          Are you often on a diet?

          Do you feel your weight is an important aspect of your identity?

          Are you fearful of gaining weight?

          Do you often feel out of control when you eat?

          Do you regularly eat what others may consider to be a large quantity of food at one time?

          Do you regularly eat until feeling uncomfortably full?

          Do you hide what you eat from others, or eat in secret?

          Do you often feel fat?

          Do you feel guilty or depressed after eating?

          Do you ever make yourself vomit (throw up) after eating?

          Do you use your insulin in ways not prescribed to manage your weight?

          Do you take any medication or supplements to compensate for eating or to give yourself permission to eat?

          Do you exercise for the sole purpose of weight control?

          Have people expressed concern about your relationship with food or your body?

        • For a Loved One

          Please answer the questions below honestly.

          Do they worry about their weight and body shape more than other people?

          Do they avoid certain foods for reasons other than allergies or religious reasons?

          Are they often on a diet?

          Do they feel that their weight is an important aspect of their identity?

          Are they fearful of gaining weight?

          Do they often feel out of control when they eat?

          Do they regularly eat what others may consider to be a large quantity of food at one time?

          Do they regularly eat until feeling uncomfortably full?

          Do they hide what they eat from others, or eat in secret?

          Do they often feel fat?

          Do they feel guilty or depressed after eating?

          Do they ever make themselves vomit (throw up) after eating?

          Do they use their insulin in ways not prescribed to manage their weight?

          Do they take any medication or supplements to compensate for eating or to give themself permission to eat?

          Do they exercise for the sole purpose of weight control?

          Have people expressed concern about their relationship with food or their body?

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        Your Recovery

        Your Recovery

        A place for healing, a place for hope.

        We know that talking about eating disorders can be hard, and starting recovery can be overwhelming. That is why we are committed to walking alongside you on the journey. At Veritas Collaborative, we can help you get there, one step at a time.

        You deserve help and support. To take the first step toward healing, call us at 855-875-5812.

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        Recovery Starts Here

        If you have questions about anything - eating disorders, our programs, specific needs or concerns - or you'd like to schedule an initial phone assessment or a comprehensive in-person medical assessment, please give us a call or complete our contact form. Our admissions team is here to help.

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