Eating Disorders Treatment

An eating disorder is a potentially life-threatening, complex illness, often with underlying issues that need to be addressed in order to get well. There are several different types of eating disorders, each with serious consequences for health, productivity and relationships.

Getting Treatment

Eating disorders are treatable and there are a number of program options, working with different types of professionals ranging from mental health professionals to physicians to dietitians.

Treatment programs design plans for each individual and their specific needs, and vary from person to person; families are often involved in the recovery process. Check our resources for more information.

Supporting Family, People in Your Care and Peers

Support for Parents/Caregivers of Individuals with Eating Disorders

Peer Support for Clients with Eating Disorders

General Information on Eating Disorders Treatment

Referral Required?
Not required
Contact Us
Regional Eating Disorder Liaison

Can assist in locating eating disorder resources
Crystal Frost
250-519-7700 ext. 17117

News & Events

magazine cover

Island Health Magazine Spring 2021

Island Health magazine spring 2021 features articles on COVID-19 including a look back at the past year. Also included are articles on the health benefits of spending time in nature, memory loss and aging, and a moving article about one family’s journey with hospice care.

Read more

Currents Winter 2021

Currents Winter 2021

Read vaccination stories, updates on the Cowichan District Hospital build and more, in the latest edition of Currents!

Read more

COVID-19 Immunizations

Island Health administers first COVID-19 vaccine

Island Health administered the first COVID-19 immunizations to health care workers in the Greater Victoria area today.

Read more