If you or your loved one are struggling with disordered eating/ an eating disorder, it is crucial to engage in the appropriate level of care for treatment. It is impossible to “over treat”, however very possible (and dangerous) to “under treat”. We follow the American Psychiatric Association’s Levels of Care for Eating Disorders Guidelines in our treatment team consultations and recommendations.
Online screening tools offered by the University Counseling Center are a helpful starting point. Please be aware that screening tools are not for official diagnostic purposes and are best utilized with a follow up appointment to discuss any results that indicate that you should be concerned.
The University Counseling Center is available to consult with students, faculty, staff, caregivers, and community members regarding concerns for students. It is important to note that the UCC is a confidential service and therefore cannot reach out to students without the student leading the way. If you are concerned about the safety of another, please contact the WFU CARE team who can then put private resources in place in addition to encouraging the student to connect with the UCC for treatment when ready. If you need consultation regarding treatment options or thinking of how to talk through your concerns with a student, a consultation appointment with a clinician could be very helpful.