"I do not know if any long term studies have been done on the effectiveness of residential treatment centers.  I think that some of them are likely better than others but they are rarely if ever associated with universities or non-profit hospitals and basically they are there to make money.  This means the onus is on you to check out everything about the place very thoroughly in advance."

"The more I read around FEAST over the past 3.5 years, the more frustrated I get when I read OVER AND OVER again about kids, teens, young adults being released from programs with expectations that they will be able to transition into "real life" and eating on their own  (and or not purging) with any sort of ease whatsoever…."