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Preparing for Your Stay

Your Stay at ACUTE

ACUTE Patient Looking Out Window

The ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders provides a quiet and peaceful place for patients with severe eating disorders to begin healing. Each patient’s care is individually tailored to best fit his/her needs.

What To Expect During Treatment

Patients spend a majority of each day interacting with the ACUTE care team, beginning with daily labs, weigh-ins, meal-times and daily visits from the dietitian, psychologist, physician and nurses. During the medical stabilization period, patients are encouraged to spend free time comfortably relaxing in order to regain strength and allow the body to heal.

Daily ScheduleWhat To BringVisiting Hours

Labs, weigh-ins and meals are scheduled and will remain consistent during your stay at ACUTE. Daily rounds with the attending physician as well as individual sessions with the dietitian, psychologist, psychiatrist, physical therapist and any sub-specialists will be scheduled throughout the day and will fluctuate.

Time can also be set aside for the chaplain, social work, coordination of continued care, and other resources, as needed. Everything about your stay at ACUTE is individualized and designed to best fit your unique needs.

Sample Daily Schedule

Time Activity
6:00 am - 6:15 am Labs, Weigh-ins
7:00 am - 8:00 am Shower, Personal Time
8:00 am - 8:45 am Breakfast
8:45 am - 10:30 am Daily rounds with treatment team
10:30 am - 11:30 am Morning Snack
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Free Time
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 3:30 pm Daily rounds with treatment team
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Snack
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Daily rounds with treatment team
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm Dinner
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Free Time
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm 
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm or
9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Evening Snack for Level A
Evening Snack for Level B

ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders

777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
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Admissions & Medical Evaluation
(877) 228-8348 p   
(303) 602-5559 f

Outreach & Public Relations
Rachael Harriman Byrne
ACUTE Administrative Director 
777 Bannock St, MC 7005  
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 602-5550 p

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If you or someone you know is suffering from a severe eating disorder, contact us to learn more about our program, to receive a free medical assessment or to begin the admission or referral process.