Get help. Refer a patient. Find hope. 888-364-5977

Get help. Refer a patient.
Find hope. 888-364-5977

For Families

Eating Disorders Affect Your Entire Family

When someone you care about struggles with food, the symptoms of the eating disorder touch everyone in your family. The bewildering behaviors bring on frustration, fear, and heartache. We know. Since 1993, The Emily Program has worked closely with families, friends, and other loved ones to help them cope with the consequences of eating disorders. Call us now at 1-888-364-5977 or submit our online form for more information. Our admissions specialists are available 7 days a week to help you get started.

We’re Here To Help The Person You Love Live A Healthy Life

The Emily Program treats children, teens, and adults

At The Emily Program, our evidence-based treatment programs help people of all ages who are struggling with food. We’re a nationally recognized leader in eating disorder programs. Our experienced family therapists and dietitians know that families and friends can help speed the journey to recovery, too. We encourage your involvement. We recommend attending our free program, “Understanding Eating Disorders, Treatment, and Recovery.” Consider joining one of our Family & Friends support groups, too.

Our professional team works with people in a wide range of situations, and can incorporate anyone who is "family," including co-parents, stepparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents, guardians, or family friends. Married, unmarried, divorced, LGBTQ, heterosexual—every family and every family member is welcome here.

Find the right treatment for your teen

The Emily Program offers a full continuum of professional care for youth struggling with food issues, from outpatient to 24/7 residential services. Learn more.

Find the right treatment for your adult family member

For your spouse or partner or any other adult family member, The Emily Program provides proven eating disorder treatment with a personalized approach. Learn more.

Join a Family & Friend support group

The Emily Program offers onsite support groups for families and friends of people with eating disorders. See what’s available near you.

Take a tour

Meet our staff and visit our residential or partial plus lodging facilities in your area. Learn more.

Find Help Now

We want to help the person you care about find the path to healthy living. Use the online form or call us at 1-888-364-5977. At The Emily Program, find help. And hope.

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