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Eating Disorders Treating Males

  • Belmont is the only psychiatric facility in Philadelphia to treat males with eating disorders. 

    Approximately 8 percent of Belmont’s eating disorder patients are male. Boys and men with eating disorders face different challenges than female patients. Those include:

    • Different body issues to overcome
    • Different factors leading up to the eating disorder, such as participation in weight-focused sports like wrestling
    • Fewer resources on males with eating disorders
    • Less understanding from family members who are not knowledgeable about male eating disorders

    All eating disorder patients at Belmont receive the same nutritional and mental health care.

  • Questions? Call Us:

    1.800.220.4357

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    Belmont Behavioral Health Seal

    Joint commission gold seal


    Licenses

    • Department of Health (DOH)
    • Department of Public Welfare (DPW)
    • Division of Drug and Alcohol Program Licensure (DDAPL)
    • Bureau of Drug and Alcohol (BDAP)

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