McCallum Place Continues Growth as Leading Eating & Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment Center
McCallum Place, a center of excellence in eating disorder & co-occurring conditions, has joined the Acadia Healthcare family of behavioral health treatment centers and hospitals.
“We look forward to being a part of the distinguished Acadia organization,” said CEO of McCallum Place, Kim McCallum, MD, CEDS, FAPA. “We are excited for the opportunity and resources to continue to grow and develop our programs while providing comprehensive and compassionate care to our patients and their families.”
Acadia Healthcare Company Inc. (Nasdq: ACHC) will provide the financial resources to fund McCallum Place’s growth plans as it continues a mission of providing the best possible care to its patients through quality, intensive, evidence-based treatment to assure best outcomes, the fullest recovery and reduce the risk of relapse.
Under the leadership of founder and CEO Kim McCallum, MD, CEDS, FAPA, McCallum Place has earned its place as a trusted name by providing comprehensive, cutting edge eating disorder treatment for pre-adolescents through adults, males and females and elite athletes from across the country. McCallum Place offers on-site medical and psychiatric management and care combined with intensive individualized psychotherapy, nutrition rehabilitation and education in a safe and nurturing environment. Separated adolescent programing includes developmentally appropriate groups, a specialized staff, academic support and inclusive family programming.
McCallum Place also offers distinct specialized programs including; a male-only track focused on meeting the unique struggles and challenges that males encounter when suffering from an eating disorder. A binge eating disorder (BED) track that is centered on the patients’ unique needs while cultivating self-acceptance and teaching effective skills to manage and welcome emotions. Wellbody, the behavioral weight loss program for the medically complex patient of high weight is a multidisciplinary, personalized approach emphasizes the biological, psychological and social perspectives for life-long weight management. The Victory Program at McCallum Place is the nations’ first exclusive eating disorder program for elite athletes. Athletes benefit from significant improvements to their physical and psychological health while maximizing performance and their emotional well-being.
About McCallum Place Centers:
As a nationally acclaimed center, McCallum Place offers the full continuum of care for the treatment of eating disorders and comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions by offering gender and age specific residential care, 10 hour and 6 hour partial hospital programs, transitional living and intensive outpatient programming. Free pre-admission assessments are offered for both the St. Louis, Missouri and Austin, Texas locations by calling 1-888-234-0578. For additional information, visit McCallumPlace.com
About Acadia Healthcare Company:
Headquartered in Nashville, Acadia operates a network of behavioral healthcare facilities across the country. Acadia provides premier psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs. For additional information, visit www.acadiahealthcare.com.