REDMOND, Ore., June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Disorder Hope is pleased to welcome Remuda Ranch at The Meadows as its exclusive Emerald Partnering Sponsor. Through this partnership, Eating Disorder Hope's online community gains exposure to the valuable resources and treatment options that Remuda Ranch offers, as well as original blogs and interactive social media events featuring prominent Remuda Ranch staff.
By forming this exclusive partnership, Remuda Ranch and Eating Disorder Hope are collaborating to improve the eating disorder community's access to quality treatment options and care. Remuda Ranch's consistent dedication to providing quality, individualized care to women and girls supports Eating Disorder Hope's mission to offer hope, information, and resources to the global eating disorder community.
Located in Wickenburg, Arizona, Remuda Ranch at The Meadows has a history of longevity as an expert in treating pervasive eating disorders and accompanying co-occurring conditions. Remuda Ranch's multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals provides individualized eating disorder treatment through critical care/inpatient, residential, and transitional levels of care. Remuda Ranch is open to pre-adolescent girls, adolescents, and women struggling with eating disorders and dual diagnosis conditions. Treatment is founded upon an Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) integrated model. Remuda Ranch facilitates a developmental-resiliency model with a trauma-informed treatment approach similar to their sister program, The Meadows. Treatment modalities offered include individual therapy, group therapy, meal exposure therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), psychodrama, equine-assisted therapy and horsemanship, expressive activities, and more.
Sunflower, the adolescent program at Remuda Ranch, welcomes girls ages 8 to 17 in a home-like environment who are battling eating disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions. This program is unique in providing specialized care to young girls in need of eating disorder treatment at inpatient and residential levels of care, including co-occurring trauma and detox services. The Sunflower campus features large living quarters, organic gardening, challenge course exercises, and more to support mental and physical healing.
Remuda Ranch understands the importance of including family in the eating disorder treatment process, offering a Family Week that focuses on psychoeducation, communication, and relationships. This includes training on relapse prevention and other tools to empower family members with loved ones in treatment. Eating Disorder Hope agrees that family members can be an individual's greatest ally in eating disorder recovery.
"I am thrilled to work in a significant partnership with ED Hope for the next year," shares Sean Walsh, CEO of The Meadows Behavioral Health Care. "Remuda Ranch at The Meadows is a leading provider of quality eating disorder treatment programs for women, and we believe that this partnership will help the large number of visitors every month to have access to meaningful content and ease of access to information about Remuda Ranch at The Meadows."
Eating Disorder Hope is honored to showcase Remuda Ranch's quality resources to its online community of more than 300,000 visitors per month. "We are excited to be deepening our partnership with Remuda Ranch," states Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC, Founder and President of Eating Disorder Hope. "Remuda Ranch demonstrates a commitment to excellence in eating disorder treatment, so it is an honor to be collaborating with them to better support our valued online community members."
Eating Disorder Hope continues to support the eating disorder community through large-scale initiatives, such as the Pro-Recovery Movement, Seal of Excellence, and College Hope. The organization recently launched a Membership Program that offers valued Eating Disorder Hope members access to private support groups, private online forums, and unique written and digital content carefully curated to fit their needs. Fifty percent of all 2017 membership dues will be donated to Project HEAL's scholarship funds for eating disorder treatment.
About Eating Disorder Hope: Eating Disorder Hope is a dynamic online community that provides resources, treatment referrals, and support to those in eating disorder recovery. Founded by Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC, Eating Disorder Hope continues to have a vibrant social media presence to further spread its message of hope and healing. For more information, visit Eating Disorder Hope today.