Esperanza CONNECTION – SPECIAL EDITIONS
February 22nd – 28th 2021
In observance of National Eating Disorder Week, we are sharing stories of  hope, joy and resiliency that can be found in recovery. #RecoveryMeans

Recovery & Resiliency Testimony
Adolescent Girl Recovered from Anorexia (pdf)

Recovery & Resiliency Testimony
Adolescent Boy Recovered from Anorexia (pdf)

Recovery & Resiliency Testimony – Woman Recovered from Eating Disorders after 40-Year Struggle (pdf)

Recovery & Resiliency Testimonies: Adult Gay Non-Binary Person Recovered from Eating Disorders and Woman Recovered after 15-year Battle with Bulimia (pdf)

ESPERANZA CONNECTION

Esperanza CONNECTION is for professionals and the community alike. Our purpose is to create shareable resources, information and conversations about eating disorders and our treatment center. We are passionate about staying connected to our patients, their families and the professional community.  We continue to share the message of hope for recovery through CONNECTION.

March 23, 2021
Esperanza Staff Spotlight: Marina Rivera-Ridens, MS, RD, LD, CEDRD
Marina Rivera-Ridens, Director of Dietary Services for Esperanza Eating Disorders Center, has completed more than three years of specialized training and supervision by eating disorder experts to earn the prestigious credential of Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian. (pdf)

PAST CONNECTIONS
March 16, 2021
Esperanza Staff Spotlight: Cristina Guerra and Jan Braun bring therapeutic movement to Esperanza (pdf)

January 13, 2021
Esperanza offers community-focused and personalized eating disorder treatment.(pdf)

February 16, 2021
Esperanza Staff Spotlight: Sharon Bolin, LCSW. At Esperanza, one of the keys to success for patients is access to highly trained staff. (pdf)

February 2, 2021
IS IT AN EATING DISORDER? Eating disorders are mental illnesses that also have a critical impact on the physical wellbeing of the patient.(pdf)

Click here to access and download all 2020 Esperanza Connections

You can read more about our treatment programs, learn about our expert team in the staff spotlights and see how our Recovery by Doing philosophy provides supportive, empowering and individualized approaches for recovery.

Professional Resources

The following links to our center’s brochure, and detailed individual program information are provided for print and electronic distribution to patients, clients and loved ones.

Esperanza Eating Disorders Center Brochure (pdf)
Adult PHP and IOP Program (pdf)
Adolescent PHP and IOP Program (pdf)
Emotional Overeating Program (pdf)
Signs and Symptoms of Eating Disorders (pdf)