"If you are worried about yourself or someone in your care, the best thing you can do is talk to someone."
Announcement 23/02/18: Please understand wait times for our Helpline are currently high, as a large number of people are seeking support right now. Your needs are really important to us, and we will answer your call or get back to you as soon as we possibly can. If you need immediate help please call Lifeline on 13 11 14, Kids Helpline on 1800 55 18 00 or 000 if it is an emergency.
Butterfly's National Helpline ED HOPE is Australia’s national eating disorders support service. Our counsellors are experienced and professionally trained in supporting those affected by an eating disorder. They are well equipped to provide information and guidance on treatment options as well as referral pathways. Butterfly’s National Helpline ED HOPE is open Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm AEST (except public holidays).
Call 1800 ED HOPE (1800 33 4673) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The announcement of new funding to support the expansion of Butterfly's National Helpline ED HOPE, allowing hours of the service to be increased so it remains open from 8:00am to midnight seven days a week, will be implemented by February, 2018.