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Simcoe Muskoka Regional Eating Disorder Program

Site: Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Record #: ORI0503
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 16 Nov 2023


Office Phone 705-728-9090 ext 43504
Fax 705-797-2961
Primary Contact Laura Hurst, Manager, Child & Youth Ambulatory Care; Phone: ext 47116


Address & Map
Child & Youth Outpatient Services, 201 Georgian Drive
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 6M2
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Intersection Hwy 400 and Duckworth St
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) and Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital (OSMH) have partnered to launch the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Eating Disorder Program (SMREDP). This joint initiative aims to:
  • create new pathways in treatment
  • enhance existing programming
  • decrease hospital admission rates
  • provide high quality evidence-based care
  • centralize services to improve access for patients and their families
  • pre-treatment phase offers families support prior to receiving treatment
Expansion of the program allows for a continued treatment journey for a population of youth that have never had access to these specialized services. It will also help to manage long wait lists and ensure patients become connected to the appropriate services in a timely manner.

Program offers:
  • self-esteem
  • symptom reduction
  • nutritional education
  • stress management
  • body image
  • communication
  • relationship management
  • medical evaluation and monitoring
  • family support

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Barrie ; Bracebridge ; Collingwood ; Gravenhurst ; Huntsville ; Midland ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Parry Sound District ; Penetanguishene
  • Children, Youth, their families with OHIP cards
  • 25 years and under
  • Application Referral from a physician or nurse practitioner is required
    Languages Other - will arrange for translation as needed
    Fees None; OHIP funded

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