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Safe Treatment for Severe Eating Disorders during COVID-19

Dr. Philip S. Mehler, Founder and Executive Medical Director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health, discusses ACUTE’s ability to treat the most severe eating disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic. As you assess referral options for yourself, a loved one or a patient during this crisis, consider ACUTE’s unmatched capability to practice social distancing, protect patient safety and control infection in our private hospital-based unit featuring 30 private patient rooms. Our compassionate admissions experts remain available seven days per week to support patients, families and providers amid the anxiety and uncertainty of COVID-19. Learn more at

ACUTE Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Designation from Anthem
In 2018, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition at Denver Health was honored by Anthem Health as a Center of Excellence for Medical Treatment of Severe and Extreme Eating Disorders. ACUTE is the first medical unit ever to achieve this designation in the field of eating disorders. It comes after a rigorous review process.

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