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Dr. Christine Pappas Interviewed with Janice Bremis of EDRC discussing several eating disorder topics on KBAY radio
La Ventana sponsored the showing of this documentary on Health care in American , Part II, The Thin Commandments There was a screening and a question and answer session followed the movie.
Jennifer Gould, of KTLA 5 News, recently conducted a special report on websites that are targeting young women and their self image. Secret skeletal societies are encouraging teenagers to be thin.
In the United States, as many as 10 million females and 1 million males are fighting a life and death battle with an eating disorder such as Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia Nervosa. Millions more are struggling with Binge Eating Disorder Because of the secretive nature, guilt, and shame associated with eating disorders, many cases are likely not to be reported. In addition, countless individuals struggle with body dissatisfaction and disordered eating attitudes and behaviors. For example, it has been shown that 80% of American women are unhappy with their appearance.
La Ventana Eating Disorder Programs, located in Thousand Oaks and Calabasas provides excellent and affordable eating disorder treatment in a safe and beautiful environment at a cost that is well below most other eating disorder treatment facilities. At La Ventana, they treat individuals struggling with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, and other Disordered Eating issues.
La Ventana is committed to a high level of clinical care at an affordable cost. Their professional staff of licensed therapists and registered dieticians support their clients as they work towards eating disorder recovery. Their team is nationally recognized, with several decades of experience in eating disorder treatment and eating disorder recovery, providing innovative eating disorder treatment in a warm, professional setting. La Ventana offers affordable housing (La Ventana only charges $500 per month for housing to cover the cost of cable TV, wireless internet, administration fees, and weekly cleaning service). Housing is offered to those attending the La Ventana Eating Disorder Day Treatment Program. Housing facilities are located in Thousand Oaks and in Calabasas and are only a short walk to the La Ventana Treatment Center. Transportation is also provided at no additional charge for those in need of this service.
La Ventana Eating Disorder Programs accepts most major insurance and often, all or part of the cost of the Day Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is covered. Passionate about being of service, La Ventana offers several free support groups designed to offer help for those suffering and their families. If you or a loved one is struggling with Anorexia, Bulimia or would like to stop binge eating, please call an admissions counselor today: 800-560-8518.
Find out if La Ventana is in your insurance network, or learn how we can help you finance your treatment.