Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Site: Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Service: Women's Health Care Centre - Eating Disorder Program

Description
Description (Service) Provides outpatient care for women, girls, men and boys who have eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.  
 
Eating disorders involve an intense fear of gaining weight and a dissatisfaction with body size and shape that leads to extreme practices of weight control which can result in serious physical and emotional health problems. 
 
Program provides: 
* multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment using a non-dieting approach 
* group, individual or family treatment recommended to address nutritional, emotional and social needs 
* early intervention 
* collaboration with family physicians for assessment and treatment of medical needs 
* linkage and referral to local, district, regional and provincial services 
* follow-up after discharge from an inpatient or day program 
* education 
* outreach and consultation to other health care professionals
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Girls, boys, women and men with eating disorders
Application Self-referral to access services for adults * for under 18 years of age, call the Family and Youth Clinic at 705-876-5114
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
1 Hospital Dr
Peterborough, ON K9J 7C6
 
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Intersection Hosptial Dr - Medical Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-743-4132
Toll Free Phone 1-800-419-3111
Fax 705-743-6577
Website www.prhc.on.ca

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