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The NEED Program at Sweetser

Maine's Only Comprehensive Eating Disorders Treatment Program:

The New England Eating Disorders Program at Sweetser

Have you ever wondered, “Do I have an eating disorder?” Do you see the signs of an eating disorder in someone you love? Sweetser has the eating disorder help you need. At the New England Eating Disorders program (NEED) at Sweetser, Maine’s only comprehensive eating disorders treatment center, you will find highly skilled and compassionate help for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, body shaming, compulsive eating, overeating, and more. Sweetser’s NEED Program offers eating disorder programs for all ages—eating disorders in children, eating disorders in teens, and adults.

At Sweetser’s NEED Program, the healing begins with a sensitive and holistic eating disorder treatment assessment from a dedicated eating disorder therapist, as well as a Board Certified Psychiatrist. Because the causes of eating disorders can be so complex and interconnected, Sweetser NEED eating disorder clinic evaluates every patient’s medical, psychological, social and spiritual needs and works closely with patients and their families to craft a customized eating disorder treatment plan.

Sweetser’s  NEED Program also offers carefully calibrated levels of care depending on the severity of a patient’s eating disorder symptoms, from partial hospitalization to intensive outpatient interventions. We work with you and your family to choose the care level that will keep you safe and give your anorexia treatment, binge eating disorder help, bulimia treatment and more the best chance of success.

At Sweetser’s NEED Program, we know anorexia nervosa recovery, bulimia treatment and binge eating counseling can be a long journey. For patients who experience an anorexia relapse, a bulimia relapse or a binge eating disorder, our team is always just a phone call away with the reassurance, assistance, and needed interventions like anorexia resources, bulimia counseling or binge eating disorder treatment you and your family need. Together, we will find a new way forward.

No matter how out of control and helpless you might feel right now, Sweetser’s NEED Program can keep you safe and start your healing process. Tomorrow can be brighter—we promise. Begin your eating disorder recovery by calling the intake office at 1-207-294-4522, or the Sweetser PromiseLine at 1-800-434-3000.

Stories From NEED Participants

“I never thought recovery was possible for me. The NEED Program helped me to see that full recovery is possible and I could do it.” –Ashley

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