Monte Nido & Affiliates Opens Residential Eating Disorder Program for All Genders in Chicago, IL on March 2, 2020
CHICAGO, March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Monte Nido & Affiliates - the nation's leading provider of eating disorder treatment for over twenty-four years - announces the opening of Monte Nido Chicago on March 2, 2020 in Winfield, IL. In the comfort of a home, this residential treatment center provides programming for adults of all genders for the treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and exercise dependency, as well as co-occurring substance use, trauma and psychiatric presentations. Monte Nido Chicago will be Monte Nido & Affiliates' first program in the state of Illinois and third residential treatment center nationwide to provide services to all genders upon opening.
"Our programs are designed around the belief in a person's ability to become fully recovered," said Candy Henderson, MS, Monte Nido & Affiliates Chief Executive Officer. "We specialize in delivering evidence-based treatment backed by decades of providing successful healing and recovery for our clients nationwide." The program's treatment approach focuses on the restoration of physiological and nutritional balance, the implementation of mindful eating and exercise routines, the elimination of destructive behaviors and the development of motivation and treatment engagement. "Eating disorders do not discriminate, and we are proud to provide adults of all genders treatment in the Chicagoland area, allowing them to remain closer to home and their families," said Joel Jahraus, MD, CEDS, FAED, Chief Medical Officer of Monte Nido & Affiliates.