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About ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders

The ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders Experience

Let ACUTE help you on the path to a successful recovery.

The ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders offers a unique program that is dedicated entirely to the treatment of patients who are too medically comprised to begin treatment at a traditional eating disorder facility.

Patients, their families and their physicians choose ACUTE because:

  • ACUTE staff members are specially-trained and exceptionally experienced in caring for patients at this specific stage of eating disorder recovery
  • Located on a dedicated medical unit at Denver Health Medical Center, ACUTE has unique access to the benefits of a major medical institution, including on-site sub-specialty referrals, intensive care unit services, surgical teams and more
  • ACUTE's unique experience and high volume of the most severe patients in the country has led to excellent outcomes, short lengths of stay (average length of stay at ACUTE is 14-21 days), rare need for intensive care unit (ICU) transfer and zero mortality among a population of the most at-risk patients

Dr. Mehler Discussing Treatment

Dr. Mehler Discussing Treatment with an ACUTE Patient

Patients and their families can rest assured that ACUTE can help to break the seemingly never-ending cycle of emergency room visits and ineffective medical care by providing definitive stabilization in the hands of a caring and compassionate team. Hundreds of patients have been successfully discharged from our care. Their lives have been changed as a result and their stories and testimonials are both an inspiration and a testament to the level of care you can expect to receive at ACUTE.

ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders

777 Bannock Street 
Denver, CO 80204
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Admissions & Medical Evaluation
(877) ACUTE-4U phone
(877) 228-8348 phone
(303) 602-5559 fax
ACUTEinfo@dhha.org

Outreach & Public Relations
Rachael Harriman
ACUTE Program Manager 
777 Bannock St, MC 8105 
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 602-5550

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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.