BridgePoint Centre for Eating Disorders is a provincial resource providing recovery based programming for people who are experiencing disordered eating.
Safety – a place where all are respected without judgement and experience physical, spiritual, emotional wellbeing
A participant centred focus – the participant is the expert in their experience and free to be their authentic self and the voice of their healing journey
Compassion – embracing the uniqueness of each person with empathy, caring and kindness to build a sense of trust and belonging
Expertise – excelling through competence in our specialty, knowledge, continuous learning, and a multidisciplinary holistic approach
Collaboration – the best outcomes result from working together and empowering our strengths through partnerships with others
The BridgePoint program contributes to making a difference in the lives of people with eating disorders by opening a path for a process of discovery and recovery.
The voices of participants portray BridgePoint as a "safe and caring community in which we are accepted for who we are. We realize now that we do have choices and we are able to make decisions about our own lives. BridgePoint is a place where we discovered important elements of ourselves and learned to communicate authentically with others".
Support individuals through a multidisciplinary team approach.
Safe, comfortable, nurturing environment for individuals to heal that is separate from the stress of daily life.
Provide ongoing, individualized support services.
Ongoing interdependent planning among BridgePoint, the health districts and the province.