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Walden Behavioral Care opens the first clinic of its kind in

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Walden Behavioral Carea leading specialist healthcare system focused on the treatment of eating disorders, today announced the opening of a new outpatient clinic located at 214 Court Street, Middletown.

“There has been a dramatic increase in cases of eating disorders and this new day treatment location will increase access to care for patients in Connecticut,” said Paula Vass, MSW, LICSW, MBA, CEDS, COO of Walden. “We are thrilled to be part of the Middletown community and look forward to seeing patients in our new space, where we will provide the innovative programming and evidence-based treatment they rely on. »

The clinic is the first of its kind in Middletown and offers dedicated treatment for eating disorders to people of all genders ages 12 and up. It is centrally located, providing easy access for people living in Connecticut who need adult and adolescent partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment programs.

Located on the ninth floor of the Middlesex Corporate Center, the clinic has a team of professionals specializing in eating disorders, including a dietitian, nurse practitioner, therapists and mental health counsellors. Walden offers a variety of specialized eating disorder programs to treat anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and ARFID, among others, through daytime and evening programs.

Walden has served patients and their families in Connecticut for over a decade. In February, the company announced plans to open a central location. The company will continue to offer virtual services to patients who do not wish to visit a clinic.

“Our new outpatient clinic in Middletown demonstrates Walden’s commitment to providing community-based care to all who need it,” Vass said.

Nearly 30 million Americans will struggle with an eating disorder in their lifetime. During Covid-19, the emergence of new diagnoses has increased exponentially, with the National Eating Disorder Association reporting increases of up to 107% in calls to its helpline.

If you are concerned that you or a loved one may have an eating disorder, please contact Walden at admission_coordinators@waldenbehavioralcare.com.

About Walden Behavioral Care

Walden Behavioral Care, an affiliate program of Monte Nido & Affiliates, provides specialist eating disorder support at all levels of care for people of all genders. Since 2003, Walden has been helping individuals and their families move forward in their healing journey using a personalized, evidence-based approach to care. Walden’s Center for Recovery opened in October 2020 in Dedham, MA and is the largest eating disorder hospital in the nation. Walden accepts most insurance plans. Visit waldeneatingdisorders.com for more information.

Contact
Catherine Strickland
Communications Director
Walden Behavioral Care
kstrickland@waldenbehavioralcare.com
(904) 303-2119

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