Wellspring Academy Announces New National Obesity Scholarship Program for Overweight Adolescents

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Scholarship program will make residential weight loss treatment more accessible for the more than 12.5 million obese young people in the United States.

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Wellspring Academy, America’s leading provider of residential weight-loss treatment for overweight young people, has announced a new National Obesity Scholarship Program. The scholarship will focus on making Wellspring’s renowned weight loss program available to as many young people as possible. Eligibility for the scholarship will be focused solely on financial need and verification of income will be required.

“Wellspring is committed to battling the growing obesity issues facing our young people in today’s society," said Adam Rosenzweig, Vice President of Enrollment for Wellspring. "Statistics show the rate of obesity has tripled over the past three decades and Wellspring is here to help. We recognize treatment can be costly and have established the Wellspring National Obesity Scholarship Program to bring treatment to those who need it.”

Deadline for application will be June 15, 2013. The scholarship will award sizeable amounts ranging from $500-$3,000 dollars towards monthly tuition.

For more information, contact Wellspring Admissions at 1-866-277-0145 or email admissions(at)wellspringcamps(dot)com.

About Wellspring
Wellspring Academy is a part of Wellspring, America’s leading provider of weight-loss camps and residential treatment programs for overweight young people, families, and adults. Wellspring Camps and Wellspring Academy have helped thousands of overweight and obese individuals achieve dramatic weight loss, better fitness, and improved moods and self-confidence. With several programs nationwide and one in the UK, Wellspring programs have achieved among the best results ever reported in scientific journals for non-surgical weight loss programs for children, adolescents or adults.

Wellspring is a member of CRC Health Group, the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation. CRC Health Group offers the largest array of personalized treatment options, allowing individuals, families, and professionals to choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, weight management and therapeutic education needs. CRC is committed to making its services widely and easily available, while maintaining a passion for delivering advanced treatment. Since 1995, CRC programs have helped individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives.

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