Eating Disorder (ED) Bridge Program

The goal of the Eating Disorders Bridge Program is to offer support to any patient waiting for treatment at an eating disorders program, by monitoring the health of the patient to prevent further medical instability The program will meet this goal by providing a core resource and care team with a special interest and focus in the treatment of eating disorders, who will assess and follow referred patients until the time they enter a formal eating disorders program.

Eligible patients must meet the following criteria:

1. Patient must be on a wait list for a community ED Program
2. Patient must meet that program’s eligibility criteria
3. Patient agrees to transfer to that program once the space becomes available

Patients must be referred to the Eating Disorders Bridge Program by their primary care provider.