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Eating Disorders

Attention, If you are in crisis and need immediate help:

  • Franklin County youth up to age 17, call Nationwide Children’s Crisis Line (614) 722-1800
  • Franklin County adults ages 18 and over, call Netcare Access (614) 276-2273
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Visit the emergency room
  • Call the Columbus Suicide Hotline (614) 294-3300 or (614) 221-5445
  • Call the toll-free National Suicide Hotline (800) 273-8255

Buckeye Ranch

The Buckeye Ranch provides family-focused mental health treatment and services for behavioral, emotional and substance-abuse disorders to children and families.
Programs: in-home treatment, intensive and non-intensive residential treatment, family and outpatient counselingfoster care services, transitional living services, visitation services, case management, alternative education day treatment, animal-assisted therapy, Permanent Family Solutions Network, Adventure Therapy
Eligibility: males and females, ages vary per program
Cost
: Fees range depending on the type of care needed, some service costs are offset by Medicaid, or the client’s local Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board
Referral
: For in-home and office-based services, individuals may refer themselves or be referred by their doctor. For residential services, referrals must come from the courts, the county or another referring agency.

  • Grove City
    5665 Hoover Road, Grove City, Ohio 43123
    (614) 875-2371
    Offerings: Diagnostic Assessments, Residential programs, Outpatient counseling, and Training
  • East Broad
    697 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 384-7700
    Offerings: Outpatient Counseling, Diagnostic Assessments, Foster Care, and Permanent Family Solutions Network
  • West Broad (Hilltop)
    2865 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    (614) 875-2371
    Offerings: The Bonner Academy at Cross Creek, Outpatient Counseling, Home-Based Services (non-intensive and intensive), and Multisystemic Therapy Team (MST)
  • Columbus – The Rosemont Center
    2440 Dawnlight Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
    (614) 471-2626
    Offerings: Foster Care, Common Ground, The Bonner Academy at Rosemont, and Community-Based Programs
  • Columbus – My Place
    1625 East Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 875-2371
    Offerings: Transitional Living Facility
  • Heath
    600 Industrial Parkway, Heath, Ohio 43056
    (800) 536-2433
    Offerings: Foster Care, Outpatient Counseling

Intake: (614) 384-7798 or toll free at (800) 859-5665, option 1
buckeyeranch.org

Directions Counseling Group

Program: office-based, online and phone-based counseling for general mental health problems (ADHD, autism, bipolar disorder, behavior problems, depression and more), teen counseling, marriage and family counseling, divorce and separation, trauma/PTSD, anger management, play therapy, grief and loss, parenting, substance abuse counseling, no psychiatry
Eligibility: males and females, age 3 and older
Cost: self-pay only (sliding scale fees based on income), no government insurance, no private insurance (although patients may choose to bill their insurance company themselves)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by someone else
6797 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43085
(614) 888-9200
directionscounseling.com

Food Addicts Anonymous

Click to search for free meetings in your area.
Program: free face-to-face, online and telephone support groups
Eligibility: males and females, all ages
Cost: free
Referral: individuals may refer themselves
529 Northwest Prima Vista Boulevard, Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34983
(772) 878-9657
foodaddictsanonymous.org/face-face-person-meetings

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program

Offers various levels of care to support children and teens diagnosed with an eating disorder or disordered eating. Patients are managed by adolescent pediatricians, psychologists, social workers, nurses and dietitians.
Program: medical management, psychopharmacology, office-based individual and parent counseling, nutritional counseling, inpatient medical stabilization
Eligibility: males and females, ages 12 to 21
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician
500 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 355-6300
nationwidechildrens.org/eating-disorders-program

Syntero

Program: outpatient mental health, alcohol and substance abuse disorder and prevention services, psychiatric services, integrated health care, individual and family counseling, prevention services for children, teens, and young adults, crisis response services, support and therapy groups, trauma treatment
Eligibility: males and females, age 4 and older, but varies depending on the program
Cost: Medicaid, private insurance, self-pay, sliding fee scale for uninsured Franklin County residents
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • 99 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin, Ohio 43017
    (614) 889-5722
  • 3645 Ridge Mill Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
    (614) 457-7876
  • 3433 Agler Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219
    (614) 600-2708

Intake: (614) 889-5722, ext. 133
syntero.org

The Center for Balanced Living

Program: intensive and non-intensive office-based eating disorder services for teens age 16 and older, partial hospitalization (M’s Place) for teens age 18 and older, assessments, family therapy, educational programs, free support groups for people and families affected by eating disorders (meets the first and third Tuesday evening of the month)
Eligibility: males and females, age 16 and older
Cost: private insurance, self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income), no government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician
8001 Ravines Edge Court, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(614) 896-8222
centerforbalancedliving.org

The Recovery Village Columbus

Provides in-depth solutions for drug and alcohol abuse and co-occurring mental health issues (like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, or an eating disorder).
Program: medical detox, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient program, outpatient rehab, aftercare, co-occurring disorders
Eligibility: males and females, age 18 and older
Cost: private insurance, no government insurance of sliding scale
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by an organization
3964 Hamilton Square Boulevard, Groveport, Ohio 43125
(855) 407-8885
columbusrecoverycenter.com

Wellspring & Central Ohio Youth for Christ (COYFC)

This faith-based organization offers low-cost counseling at many locations throughout Columbus. They also have licensed counselors who see kids with anxiety issues, behavior problems, depression, ADHD, stress, anger issues and more. Their student interns see clients at very reduced rates as part of their training in their masters program, under the supervision of licensed counselors.
Program: clinical individual and family counseling and coaching, psychological assessments, help with referrals to community services, no pyschiatry services or medication management
Eligibility: males and females, age 5 and older
Cost: many private insurances, self-pay at very reduced rates (sliding scale fees based on income), no government insurance
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization

  • 1335 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215
  • 5520 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021
  • 4818 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43235
  • 3220 Lowell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43204
  • 292 South Main Street, Johnstown, Ohio 43031
  • 1255 Leonard Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43230
  • 40 Chicago Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43222
  • 431 Whiley Road, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
  • 4950 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43230

Intake: (614) 538-0353
wellspringcolumbus.org