I’m so sorry to hear that. I live in a place that has the Emily Program. They have scattered sites across the country. This mental health organization is solely focused on eating disorders (they treat your other mental health problems, too, along the way, but they specialize in eating disorders) and they are good at what they do. They have gotten out of the box of just anorexia and bulimia, too. They treat binge eating disorder, which I have, and compulsive eating disorder. I have gained three new close friends from the program, and we help each other try to stay on track with avoiding symptoms.

The truth is Minnesota in general is a good state for health care, including mental health care. I know that states vary widely in availability of treatment. A professor named Mark Holter and I did a research study on the availability of what are called clubhouses. They are services for people with serious mental illnesses. The kind where you are hallucinating and have delusions. I called every clubhouse in every state to collect data. Some states had 20 clubhouses, and some had only one. I think it’s an overall indicator of how well a state is equipped to serve people with mental health conditions.

I don’t know if this would be helpful, but Psychology Today has on their website a find-a-therapist feature as does the American Psychological Association. They list specialization, location, etc. Here are the links:

Chances are I have a migraine. My spirit guides are Voltaire & Bierce. Considering making SJW into a religion. Genealogist

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