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Eating Disorders

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

Directions Counseling Group

Program: Offers 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: 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, Suite 350, Columbus, Ohio 43085
(614) 888-9200
directionscounseling.com

Food Addicts Anonymous (FAA)

Click to search for free meetings in your area.
Program: free face-to-face, online and telephone support groups
Eligibility: all ages
Cost: free
Referral: individuals may refer themselves
foodaddictsanonymous.org
FAA Ohio: faaohio.org

National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA)

A nonprofit organization that supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Provided on their website is an Eating Disorders Screening Tool and other resources and information. Their Parent Toolkit is a resource to get answers to questions and concerns. Parents can learn how to be supportive and get advice from other parents.
200 West Forty-first Street, New York, New York 10036
Information and Referral Helpline: (800) 931-2237 or text ‘NEDA’ to 741741
nationaleatingdisorders.org
Free & Low-Cost Support: nationaleatingdisorders.org/free-low-cost-support

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) 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: 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

Ohio State Mental & Behavioral Health

Program: inpatient emergency stabilization and hospitalization for children and teens with problems such as severe mood disorders, suicide risk, psychosis, post-traumatic stress disorders and anxiety disorders; office-based individual and group counseling, family counseling, psychological evaluations, psychiatry; substance abuse and eating disorder counseling
Eligibility: age 3 and older
Cost: private insurance, self-pay, some government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource) depending on availability
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician or organization
Ohio State University (OSU) Harding Hospital
1670 Upham Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210
(614) 293-9600
wexnermedical.osu.edu/mental-behavioral

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
Eligibility: 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) 896-8215
centerforbalancedliving.org


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