Lesley Williams, MD, Director of Primary Care and Nutrition at The Meadows Ranch, will present at 12:00 on September 21 “When Addictions Collide: Understanding Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse”.   Dr. Williams has been with The Meadows Ranch since 2004. Her clinical responsibilities include medically managing the care of all adult and adolescent patients. She also oversees the nutritional aspects of their treatment. Dr. Williams is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, and certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. Over the years, she has given numerous local and national presentations on a variety of eating disorder topics. Dr. Williams has also had several appearances on television shows such as “The Tyra Banks Show” and “Intervention”.

The Expo will offer educational workshops, resources and solutions for addictions and behavioral health with an emphasis on adolescent, young adult and family recovery.  It is part of the celebration of National Recovery Month.  For more information, visit www.artofrecovery.com

The Meadows Ranch is an industry leader in treating eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls through its inpatient, residential and partial-care programs. To learn more about The Meadows Ranch’s work, contact an intake coordinator at 866-390-5100 or visit www.remudaranch.com.


Since 1990, The Meadows Ranch has been a leading eating and co-occurring treatment center.  In that time, over 10,000 women and girls have trusted their care to The Meadows Ranch. Through The Meadows Ranch’s treatment approach and clinical excellence individualized treatment is offered by a multidiscipline team of psychiatrists, primary care providers, registered dietitians, therapists, psychologists and registered nurses that provided assistance and support 24 hours a day. Along with treating eating disorders, The Meadows Ranch addresses co-occurring issues such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma. The Meadows Ranch was acquired by The Meadows in 2012 and is accredited by The Joint Commission.