Talk to someone now. Call our National Helpline on 1800 33 4673. You can also chat online or email

Talk to someone now. Call our National Helpline on 1800 33 4673. You can also chat online or email

Support programs

Face-to-face in Sydney and Hobart

Skills and strategies for dealing with eating disorders

Support programs for:

  • People experiencing an eating disorder or body image issue
  • People caring for someone with an eating disorder.

Do you need guidance or tools for dealing with an eating disorder? Our group programs help you build up the skills and strategies you need to deal with the challenges. Butterfly’s recovery programs are designed to work alongside other treatment or support you are receiving.

Note: all our face-to-face program are going online while COVID-19 isolation measures are in place. You will receive intensive, personalized support through a small group video-conferencing format.

For carers, friends and family

Collaborative Care Skills Workshop

A face to face evidence-based workshop, available in Hobart, Tasmania and Sydney, designed to train and support carers in their role, providing practical skills to support a loved one progress in their recovery.

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If you’re not in Hobart or Sydney

Find out about our free online carers program: Understanding eating disorder recovery

For people experiencing or recovering from an eating disorder

Emerging program

This eight-week skills-based program, available in Crows Nest, Sydney for people experiencing or recovering from eating disorders helps you to re-engage with your healthy self. It looks at positive thinking and feelings about your body and food, provides new inspiration towards wellness and gives you renewed hope for recovery.

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Other support services in Hobart and Sydney

One-to-one support in Hobart

Our Hobart team can provide you with general support and referrals to local health professionals and services. For more information please contact Georgina, Mondays-Wednesdays on Georgina.Taskunas@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or call 0474 004 443

Face to face Support groups

We also run support groups for carers and people experiencing or recovering from an eating disorder in Hobart and Sydney.

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Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Our Helpline can give you referrals to services and health practitioners around Australia or just provide support when you need it.

Whether you need support for yourself or someone you care about, call our free and confidential Helpline on 1800 ED HOPE (1800 33 4673), chat online or email.

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