Magnolia Creek Expands Eating Disorder Treatment with Addition of an Adolescent Program


BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare (“Odyssey”) is pleased to announce the addition of its residential adolescent eating disorder treatment program at Magnolia Creek. Developed to meet market demand, this expansion provides evidence-based clinical treatment for women ages 12 to 17 with specialized, qualified staff and a comprehensive family therapy program on a serene and expansive campus.

Odyssey, headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, has a diverse network of adult and adolescent treatment services for eating disorders, psychiatric, dual diagnosis, and addictive disorders. Odyssey provides a continuum of care including inpatient, intensive residential, partial hospitalization, outpatient services and temporary living through its operations in more than 20 behavioral health locations and affiliated outpatient services in eight states totaling more than 300 beds.

Magnolia Creek, located near Birmingham, Alabama, provides comprehensive treatment to women struggling with eating disorders in a setting iconic to the home, grounds, and industrial kitchen. They also provide clinical care for clients with secondary co-occurring mental health disorders, including anxiety, depression, self-harm, substance use, trauma, and more.

Expanding clinical treatment to adolescents brings additional teen-specific components, such as a separate home for living and treatment, a robust family therapy program, licensed teachers with interactions with local school systems, specialized staff, and menu adjustments. Magnolia Creek also offers outdoor features such as hiking trails and a private lake, allowing everyone to interact with nature’s healing elements, cooking and baking groups, and Executive Chef Mark Monroe’s “approachable gourmet” menus that focus on fresh ingredients.

“The addition of an adolescent program is an important undertaking for the entire Magnolia Creek team and allows us to support a disadvantaged population,” said Amos Taylor, CEO of Magnolia Creek. “Expanding clinically excellent care to adolescents demonstrates Magnolia Creek’s commitment to assisting women of all ages in their treatment and recovery.”

“Eating disorders are life-threatening and we are seeing more and more adolescents struggling with these disorders and additional concomitant conditions,” he said. Richard Clark, CEO at Odyssey. “The addition of the Magnolia Creek Teen Program furthers our mission to bring evidence-based clinical care to as many people as possible.”

About Odyssey Behavioral Care

Odyssey Behavioral Health CareFounded in 2015, it has a growing diversified platform of behavioral health facilities across the treatment spectrum in eating disorders, psychiatric disorders, dual diagnosis, autism spectrum and addictive disorders. Odyssey’s treatment centers include: Pasadena Villa Psychiatric Treatment Network, South Florida Life Skills, Magnolia Creek Eating Disorders Treatment Center, Selah House, Toledo Center for Eating Disorders, Shoreline Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Clearview Treatment Programs, Life Skills Outpatient Clinic in South Florida, Selah House Polyclinics, and Outpatient Clinics in Pasadena Villa, providing inpatient, intensive residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and other continuous services for adults and adolescents. Odyssey extends respect, compassion and high-quality individualized treatment coupled with concierge-quality amenities in more than 20 unique locations in Alabama, Florida, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and California.

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