Treatment Questions

What Are The Options For Paying For Inpatient Treatment? I Have Kaiser Permenente For Insurance And Idk If They’ll Pay For It But I Don’t Have The Money For Treatment. I Won’t Recover If I’m Not Inpatient, So Realisticly Speaking What Do I Do?

I Can’t Just Forget About The jk42 – 07/07/2012 – 23:51 I can’t just forget about the money, and I feel so guilty with the thought of all the bills/debt that would be on my parents. (I’m 15 btw) Talk To Your Parents And Go jrn – 07/10/2012 – 10:06 Talk to your parents and …

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What Happens If You Need Treatment But Have No Insurance?

Angie Made A Very Helpful eemoriarty – 03/22/2010 – 10:44 Angie made a very helpful post about research programs that offer free treatment: https://eatingdisorders.com/blogs/treatment-blogs/clinical-tria… The other route, which is the one I went down, was to join ED recovery groups online, and working through it on your own. Eating Disorders Anonymous and ANAD offer support …

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The Doctor Ordered My Daughter To Eat 3500-4000 Calories A Day To Gain Weight Quickly. In Less Than 2 Weeks She Gained 12 Lbs.,All In Her Abdomen. Isn’t This Phsycially And Psychologically Wrong?

If Your Daughter Was Eating A janurse427 – 05/10/2010 – 02:51 If your daughter was eating a very low amount of calories, then jumped them to this level quickly, it could likely be that some of this weight is fluid retention. Nevertheless, I would question the amount of weight gain over such a short period …

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So I Live In WV, We Have No Inpatient Facilities Around. I Have No Job, No Money And Am Really Needing To Get Into Treatment. Does Anyone Know Of Any Place That Will Help Me Without Wanting Thousands Of Dollars For It.

You May Need To Look Into janurse427 – 06/09/2009 – 16:15 You may need to look into applying for Medicaid. I know that a place in Pennsylvania, Western Psych, takes patients with Medicaid. If you have any other health insurance, you could look into the Partial Hospitalization Program at the River Centre Clinic in Sylvania, …

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So I Finally Went To The Doctor’s Office, And Prescribed Me Mirtazapine… It’s An Anit-Depressant That Should Help With My Appetite. I’ve Never Taken A Drug Like This, And I’m Not Sure How I Feel About It … Has Anyone Else Taken Mirtazapine?

Hi Jamie…This Medication janurse427 – 01/29/2011 – 07:42 Hi Jamie…This medication has proven to be quite effective in helping people with depression and sleep issues (since it’s taken at bedtime). For some people, it can increase the appetite, but that isn’t always the case. It’s sometimes unclear whether the decrease in depression helps a person …

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My Sister Has Finally Come Out About Her Eating Disorder And Would Like To Get Help, But Only Wants Me To Know. I Am Trying To Find Help For Her But I Do Not Know Exactly How To Go About It. She Does Not Have Insurance And Does Not Have The Money For It.

I’m Glad That Your Sister Is janurse427 – 11/10/2010 – 04:25 I’m glad that your sister is reaching out to you, and willing to seek help. The financial issue is a frustrating one. I suggest that she first talk to her doctor and ask for a referral to a specialist who treats eating disorders, and …

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My 17 Year Old Daughter Was In Treatment For An Eating Disorder Last June (Renfrew Center), Since Her Discharge I Not Been Able To Find A Psychiatrist Who Accepts 17 Y/O, Insurance, Or Eating Disorder Patients In General. Can Anyone Help??????

I Am A Very Concerned Mom Who esangeleyes – 03/17/2010 – 05:57 I am a very concerned mom who needs to find Psychiatric follow-up for my daughter. I live on the far east end of Long Island, New York, and I am appauled at how many refusals I received for help due to the fact …

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I’ve Been Getting Chest Tightness/Pain In Between The Scheduled Meals Me And My Dietitian Agreed On. I Was Used To Only Eating Once Per Day, Now Its 4-5 X/Day AndI Have Increased My Calories Significantly. Is This A Side Effect Of My Body Adjusting?

More Info If Its Important: I skittleschick – 04/19/2011 – 15:51 more info if its important: I have no history of heart problems or chest pain, no history of hospitalization (ED related or otherwise),and no other health complaints. I’m 5’9 and between 98-104lbs depending on the day, and the tightness is accompanied sometimes by a …

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I’m 17 And I Have Suffered From Bulimia & EDNOS For 3 Years. This Is The First Time I’m Finally Talking About It. I Don’t Know What To Do To Stop. I Don’t Know Who To Tell Or What To Say. What Do I Do?

Just Get The Help Its Hard musicgeek – 08/03/2010 – 09:48 just get the help its hard but you will feel the differnece in your body once you have recovered from balimia or just stoped for some time…….i havent purged for like 3-4 months but once in while i feel like i need to go …

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I Will Be Doing An Outpatient Program Over The Summer For Binge Eating Disorder, What Kind Of Things Will I Be Talking About When I Am In Therapy, And What Kind Of Homework, And Assigments Will I Recieve? Just A Overall General Idea, No Specifics Needed.

Rain…It’s Great That You janurse427 – 06/22/2010 – 05:23 Rain…It’s great that you will be getting some specific help for your eating disorder issues! Good for you! It’s impossible to know what type of things you will be asked to do as part of this program. Each program does things differently and hopefully, according to …

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