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Melrose Center expands services in Woodbury

Increases access for eating disorder treatment in East Metro


     

August 22, 2019


BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Melrose Center is expanding services for eating disorder care in the East Metro. The expansion will help improve access for an increased number of people seeking treatment for eating disorders. Melrose Center cared for 3,300 patients last year which is a 24 percent increase since 2015.

Melrose began offering care last fall at the HealthPartners Regions Behavioral Health clinic in Woodbury for two days a week. The clinic now offers care from three therapists, a dietitian and a medical provider and appointments are available four days a week. Services include initial assessments and outpatient treatment for all eating disorders for children and adults.

“Treating eating disorders requires expert care from a whole team,” said Heather Gallivan, PsyD, clinical director of Melrose Center. “We are pleased to expand our services in the East Metro so that patients and their families can get this care close to home.”

Melrose Center has been treating eating disorders for more than 30 years. In addition to the Woodbury location, Melrose also offers services in St. Louis Park, Maple Grove, St. Paul and Burnsville.

About Melrose Center

Melrose Center is part of HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community. Since 1986, Melrose Center has been providing treatment for eating disorders for all ages. Melrose offers services in five locations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area (Burnsville, Maple Grove, St. Louis Park, St. Paul and Woodbury.) The St. Louis Park facility includes 39 residential beds, partial hospitalization, and outpatient programs. For more information visit melroseheals.com.

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