You’ve taken a courageous first step by seeking eating disorder treatment for your child. It is so difficult to watch a loved one struggling with these disorders–the secrecy, the changes in mood, the declining physical and mental health. The reality is that eating disorders are serious, complex illnesses that have potentially devastating consequences when left untreated. The good news is that eating disorders in children and adolescents can be overcome with the right treatment and support.
individuals in the United States alone will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their lives.
individuals with an eating disorder is male.
of individuals with eating disorders need a higher level of care in order to recover from their eating disorder.
Unlike many other programs that were originally designed for adults, Veritas Collaborative built its program with the unique needs of children, adolescents, and their families in mind. Our approach is focused on providing individualized care, involving families in the treatment process, and offering educational support so your child doesn’t fall behind.
Our multidisciplinary care teams equip each individual and their family with the skills they need to recover and thrive in a home environment. We believe that a holistic approach to treatment is essential for long-term success, which is why we address not only the medical and psychological aspects of the disorder, but also the nutritional, social, and educational components. This includes individualized nutrition sessions with parents, hands-on culinary experiences, supervised restaurant outings and a private dining room where children and adolescents can learn to navigate mealtime challenges.
If your child is experiencing signs of an eating disorder, early diagnosis and treatment are vitally important. Reach out today for a free confidential assessment. We are committed to helping your child achieve recovery and supporting you every step of the way.