Addiction Resource Guide



Westwind Eating Disorder Recovery Centre
Eating Disorders Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"

STATISTICS

Self Description:

"Small residential program specializing in treatment of eating disorders providing daily individual and group counselling in a comfortable, homelike atmosphere."


Treatment Philosophy:

"Daily individual and group counselling based on proven techniques of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and interpersonal therapy."


Family Program:

"Family Days workshops provided."


Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"No 12 Step involvement."


Position On Approach to Compulsive Overeating vs. Anorexia/Bulimia:

"No difference in approach."


Additional Characteristics:

"North America's most affordable program for the treatment of eating disorders."

GENERAL:

    Number of Beds: 8
    Population Served: Adult females medically stable




  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adult Admits: 37
    Average Length of Stay 7.5 weeks
    Percent of Women 100%
    Percent under age 25 25%
    Percent with College Education: 75%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 50%




  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No




PAYMENT INFORMATION:

Self-pay Cost: $1750 (CDN) per week
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes




LICENSING & ACCREDITATION:

Licensed by: No licensing body for this type of facility
Accredited by: None

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (204) 728-2499
General Information: (888) 353-3372
Address: 1605 Victoria Avenue
Brandon, Manitoba, CA R7A1C1