Magnolia Creek Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

cutting ribbon at open house thank you to all who celebrated our open house

Columbiana, AL – April 26, 2017 – Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders hosted a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on April 20 to celebrate the addition of the new 10-bed residential cottage. This addition to Magnolia Creek increases the capacity to a 24-bed residential and partial hospitalization program to meet the needs of those suffering from eating disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.

Columbiana Mayor, Dr. Stancil Handley, and community leaders were on hand to assist Linda Smith, Executive Director, with the ribbon cutting ceremony. In addition to the ceremony, guests enjoyed food prepared by Magnolia Creek chef, John Ray, who regularly hosts a cooking course on site that educates clients on the basics of cooking. Staff members offered tours of the facility, which sits just outside of Birmingham on thirty-six wooded acres that include a private lake, walking trails, outdoor therapy area, and a recovery garden.

“It was such a pleasure to welcome our guests to the Grand Re-Opening of Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders. We cut a ribbon to open a new cottage and to commemorate the expansion of our program. This event symbolized a new beginning for us, focusing on creating a fully supportive healing environment for our clients. To see the people that have been so encouraging, come together to celebrate is very special. We look forward to continuing to enhance what we already have in place,” said Linda Smith, Executive Director.

As one of the highest quality healthcare facilities in the area, Magnolia Creek offers patients evidenced-based quality care for women dealing with eating disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.  The qualified professional staff provides a comprehensive treatment program that is customized to meet each client’s psychological, medical, nutritional, spiritual, and relational needs. 

The residential program at Magnolia Creek offers the highest level of care and provides a structured, constant, stable environment for clients.The additional space of the cottage allows the staff to treat more clients, as they continue to focus on restoring their physical and psychological health.To learn more about the program at Magnolia Creek, or to arrange a visit, contact Kristin Canan at 920-850-6496 or



About Magnolia Creek

Located just outside of Birmingham, AL, Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders treats women (18 years or older) who struggle with mood disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, attachment disorder, dissociative disorders, personality disorders and/or feeding or eating disorders such as: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, other specified/unspecified eating disorders, rumination disorder, pica, and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder.

Magnolia Creek, dually licensed as an eating disorder and mental health treatment center, can tailor the program for co-occurring mental health conditions such as mood disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, attachment disorder, dissociative disorders and personality disorders. 


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