Below, you will find more information regarding various treatments, support services, information centres, and therapies available to those impacted by disordered eating, weight preoccupation, or body image concerns, as well as to their friends and families.
The following lists contain external resources only. For more information about the programming offered by CMHA Manitoba, see EDSHP Services.
All treatments listed below are covered by Manitoba Health unless otherwise indicated.
Health Sciences Centre - (204) 787-3661, or call toll-free at 1-877-499-8774
Adult Eating Disorder Program – (204) 787-3482
Inpatient, outpatient and intensive outpatient
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) course
Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Program – (204) 787-7218
Inpatient and outpatient care, as well as an intensive outpatient program for adolescents
Women’s Health Clinic – (204) 947-1517
Provincial Eating Disorders Prevention and Recovery Program - (204) 947-2422, ext. 506
For men and women ages 16 & up experiencing disordered eating, weight preoccupation, or body image concerns
Teen Clinic (ages 19 and under)
One-on-one counselling on any women’s issues, including eating disorders, disordered eating, self-esteem difficulties, and body image struggles
Dieticians available on-site
No-cost counselling program
Low-cost counselling program
Weight pre-occupation support group (offered twice per year)
The Laurel Centre - (204) 783-5460
Provides separate services for young adults (ages 16-24) and adults (age 24 and over)
Provides no-cost counselling to women with a history of childhood sexual abuse *
* It is recognized that some women may develop compulsive coping strategies (including eating disorders) as a result of early childhood trauma.
Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre – (204) 477-1123
Offers groups on body image and self-esteem
Provides individual counselling (either one-time or ongoing)
Klinic Community Health Centre – (204) 784-4067
Free drop-in counselling for people over the age of 13: Monday and Wednesday: noon to 7 P.M.; Friday and Saturday: noon to 4 P.M.
Elizabeth Hill Counselling Centre - (204) 956-6560
Men’s Resource Centre - (204) 956-6560
Offers group counselling, drop-in counselling, and support groups for issues relating to self-esteem, relationships, communication, sexual abuse, and/or self-awareness
Provides drop-in counselling: Monday, 1 to 4 P.M.; Thursday, 1 to 8 P.M.
Mental Health Education Resource Centre (MHERC) – (204) 953-2355
Provides a lending library of resources to all Manitobans (no charge)
Virtual resource centre accessible on-site
Westwind Eating Disorder Recovery Centre (Brandon) – (204) 728-2499 or 1 (888) 353 3372
Please note that services are not covered by Manitoba Health
Supports and Information Services:
Women’s Health Clinic: Provincial Eating Disorder Prevention and Recovery Program
For women and men ages 16 and up who experience disordered eating, weight preoccupation and/or body image concerns (additional support group programming for men is in development and will be responsive to community needs). Consultation and family support are also available.
All support groups are closed groups and require an intake process. Groups take place at the Women’s Health Clinic, 419 Graham Ave.
For intake appointment or more information, contact Lori Peters at 947-2422 ext. 506 or email@example.com.
For names of therapists who work with people suffering from disordered eating, call us at (204) 953-2358 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.