THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alsana, a national eating disorder recovery community, received the Social Impact Award for its important work helping people recover from eating disorders and speaking out against the “diet culture”, while reinforcing body positivity and inclusivity.
“We are honored to be recognized as a company whose mission is to bring about positive social change,” said Gayle Devin, CEO of Alsana. “We focus on the health and well-being of each client, and we know that continued recovery can lead to improved overall quality of life and self-compassion. »
The Stars of the 101 Awards is an annual celebration that honors businesses and individuals in the greater Los Angeles area and Ventura Counties, California. The awards are organized by the Association for Business Growth (ACG).
“Alsana helps people when they are in an incredibly vulnerable state,” added CEO Devin, on stage as she accepted the award. “We embrace all genders, sexual preferences, body types and personal ethics, such as veganism, creating a truly inclusive community to support recovery.”
Proceeds from the event were donated to Casa Pacifica, a non-profit organization that provides child, adolescent and youth services consisting of an array of programs and services designed to treat youth in foster care and at risk who have suffered trauma, and/or have more complex emotional and behavioral problems, or whose family is in crisis.
Alsana is a food recovery community and treatment provider with residential and in-person PHP/IOP programs in Alabama (Birmingham and Huntsville), California (Monterey, Santa Barbara, Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks) and Missouri (St .Louis), and virtual PHP/IOP offerings in the United States. Their approach to eating disorder treatment is compassionate, evidence-based, and designed in accordance with the Adaptive Care Model®. This holistic method aims to address healing in all areas of clients’ lives by integrating medical, nutritional and therapeutic care with movement and relationship therapies. Alsana serves adult clients of all genders and sexual identities struggling with a wide range of eating, eating and co-occurring disorders. Alsana’s programs address the unique needs of vegan customers and customers struggling with ED-DMT1, also known as “diabulimia”. For more information, visit www.alsana.com.