Help for Eating Disorders Stevens Point WI

There is no abstinence from food. There is only management. This means that individuals who have eating disorders have to learn moderation, and that is very difficult, considerably harder than abstinence. There are a number of eating disorders which could be part of the problem. It’s not just all overeating. There is also anorexia nervosa, (which is basically starving yourself… sometimes to death) or bulimia nervosa (which involves inducing regurgitation).

Ministry Behavioral Health
(715) 344-4611
209 Prentice Street North
Stevens Point, WI
Hotline
(715) 344-4611
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Franciscan Skemp Behavioral Health
(608) 326-8424x326
121 South Prairie Street
Prairie Du Chien, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Fort Healthcare
(920) 563-7995x4205
509 McMillen Street
Fort Atkinson, WI
Hotline
(920) 563-9542
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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HRC
(715) 392-8216
1500 North 34th Street
Superior, WI
Hotline
(715) 395-2259
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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First Things First
(715) 832-8432
2125 Heights Drive
Eau Claire, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Wood County Unified Services
(715) 421-8840
2611 12th Street South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Hotline
(715) 421-2345
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Appleton Psychiatric/Counseling Center
(920) 882-6610
477 South Nicolet Road
Appleton, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Riverside Medical Center Behav Health
(715) 258-8459
190 Grand Seasons Drive
Waupaca, WI
Hotline
(715) 344-4611
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Aro Counseling Centers Inc
(262) 367-5104
2314 North Grandview Bouldvard
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Gundersen Lutheran
(608) 326-3380
610 East Taylor Street
Prairie Du Chien, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Help for Eating Disorders

Finding help for eating disorders is different from finding help for any other addiction. This is because other substance abuses can be stopped cold turkey. If you go through alcohol withdrawal–or any withdrawal–you may become very sick. You may wish you were dead. But if you go through food withdrawal, you’ll die for real.

There is help for eating disorders.

There is no abstinence from food. There is only management. This means that individuals who have eating disorders have to learn moderation, and that is very difficult, considerably harder than abstinence. There are a number of eating disorders which could be part of the problem. It’s not just all overeating. There is also anorexia nervosa, (which is basically starving yourself… sometimes to death) or bulimia nervosa (which involves inducing regurgitation). Some of these problems include a mental disorder in which the individual can not see a true picture of their own body but see only some imagined defect that exists only in their mind. There’s also binge eating, and compulsive eating disorders –both of which serve somewhat as sedatives to calm or hide other psychological issues.

Just as in other addictions, inpatient and outpatient treatment is available; and programs are designed specifically to deal with psychiatric and physical problems as well as providing moral support. Cognitive-behavioral therapy and psychotherapy are also useful tools in dealing with dysfunctional eat...

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