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Butterfly Foundation - support for eating disorders & body image issues


Butterfly's National Helpline. 
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It has been estimated that 1 in 24 Australians have an eating disorder, that's about 4%.

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Almost 30% of those with eating disorders are male

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If you're worried about yourself, someone you care about or if you just need to talk, call us on 1800 33 4673

Access to effective services is essential. 

Butterfly believes that everyone’s experience of an eating disorder is different. 

We provide personalised and confidential support for the following: 

  • People with an eating disorder
  • People with body image issues
  • Carers
  • Partners, family and friends
  • Teachers
  • Counsellors
  • Employers
  • Health professionals
  • Anyone with a question about eating disorders or body image

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Tips

11 April 2019

7 apps to help you take a breath and reconnect with yourself

Sometimes as our mind races, our thoughts can feel slightly out of control. Or we might feel overwhelmed by our eating disorder voice, self-criticism, or anxiety. When these emotions arise, we may not have the words to fully express what we’re feeling. Or maybe we don’t feel like talking at all. It can be helpful to take a moment, breath, and plug in – to an app.

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Experience

10 March 2019

Misunderstood: Myths and facts about binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder is widely misunderstood, and considering it's the most common, it's about time we understood.

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Experience

8 March 2019

Happy International Women's Day from Butterfly

#BALANCEFORBETTER

Today is Interantional Women's Day and the theme is #BalanceForBetter.
We asked our team to share with us what IWD means to them.

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