A ‘do no harm’ approach to student assignments on eating disorders
Butterfly Education receives many requests for help with student assignments on eating disorders.
Suicide up to 31 times more likely for people with an eating disorder
Butterfly Foundation, Australia’s leading organisation for eating disorders, is sounding a MAYDAY alarm on the unacceptable number of eating disorder deaths due to suicide and medical complications in Australia.
Join our Supporter Circle – Community Fundraising Newsletter
"Butterfly’s programs and services would not be possible without the wonderful generosity from supporters like you." - Butterfly CEO, Christine Morgan
In conversation with Butterfly’s CEO on International Women’s Day
Our CEO, Christine Morgan, gives insight into what International Women’s Day means to her and shares advice on key issues faced by women in today’s society.
At Home With Eating Disorders Conference.
Butterfly, in collaboration with F.E.A.S.T (Families Empowered and Supporting the Treatment of Eating Disorders), hosted the third Australian Eating Disorders Conference for Carers in May 2017. The day was a huge success with over 100 carers attending.
Tips for carers this holiday season.
Christmas, New Year’s Eve and other events can be tough when your family member/loved one has an eating disorder. But with strategies and support, it’s possible to reduce stress and enjoy the season.
Body-image named in top three issues of personal concern for Australian youth.
Young people have put the spotlight on body-image concerns in a new survey, naming it as one of the top three personal issues facing Australian youth.
In-community treatment a first for NSW Young People with Eating Disorders
Australia's leading organisation for treatment of eating disorders, the Butterfly Foundation, has jointly launched with the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network, NSW’s first in-community [outside hospital] treatment facility for young people with eating disorders.
Mental Health Week 2016
This week is Mental Health Week, an important reminder to all Australians that we need to continue to raise much needed awareness about mental health, and to promote social and emotional well-being in our communities.
David Murray AO leads business innovation for Butterfly’s long-term sustainability
Butterfly Foundation welcomes the announcement by the Future Generation Global Company (FGG) that they will be donating $4.7 million to Australian children and youth charities working in mental health for the financial year end 30 June 2016.
PM’s Mental Health Commitment Gives Hope To People With Eating Disorders
Today’s $192 million suicide prevention announcement by the Prime Minister is an investment in the mental health and recovery of one million Australians with an eating disorder.
Upcoming Twitter Chat for World Eating Disorders Day
We want to encourage all our Butterfly supporters on Twitter to join us this coming Thursday, June 2nd, for a TWEETCHAT!