Teen eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia, require a team-centered approach to treatment that includes a number of adolescent health specialists, including medical and mental health providers to guide your child and your family back to health. Additionally, including parents in a significant way in the recovery process hastens medical stabilization and weight restoration and may enhance long-term recovery.
At Beaumont Children's Hospital, we provide a complete spectrum of teen eating disorder treatment programs. Our experienced, caring interdisciplinary team includes:
The Hough Center for Adolescent Health uses a collaborative, "no blame" approach that involves you and your child, providing you with techniques to navigate the daily recovery process. Each adolescent is encouraged and empowered to take an active role in his or her recovery.
Other teen eating disorder recovery services provided at the Hough Center include:
If you have questions or would like to additional information, please call 248-594-3142 oremail us.
Meet the Team
The following doctors participate in Beaumont's eating disorder program:
Joy Friedman, M.D.
Majda Hannish, M.D.
Did you Know?
Left untreated or undertreated, eating disorders in teenagers can lead to serious health issues, including:
• malnutrition• electrolyte disturbances• interruption of menstrual function• stunted growth• low bone density, stress fracturesand osteoporosis• low heart rate and other abnormalheart rhythms