Butterfly Foundation Calls Upon Australians to ‘Be a Voice for Change’ to Make Body Image Concerns a National Priority
Today marks the official launch of the Butterfly Foundation’s 2019 ‘Love Your Body Week’ campaign. In association with corporate partner Sportsgirl, Butterfly is this year calling upon 10,000 Australians to make their voices heard via the national 2019 Body Esteem survey.
Butterfly National Helpline trials new technology to enhance service
Butterfly Foundation’s National Helpline is looking at ways to ensure it meets the needs of people experiencing an eating disorder both now and into the future, through collaboration in a trial of an online tool, the InnoWell Platform, with Innowell and the University of Sydney.
360,000 Australian men living with an eating disorder
(Sydney) Tuesday, 11 June 2019 – The Butterfly Foundation has called for an urgent change to language and awareness this Men’s Health Week (June 10-16) for anyone who plays a role in a young man’s life to stop increasing levels of body dissatisfaction among Australian boys.
Butterfly joins in the global call ‘Eating Disorders Can’t Afford to Wait’
2 June 2019 – Butterfly is asking all of Australia to #ShowUsYourPurple in support of the two million cares of people living with an eating disorder, for this year’s World Eating Disorders Action Day (WEDAD) on Sunday 2 June 2019.
Butterfly applauds $5m Federal Budget investment into Eating Disorder Research
1 June 2019 – Butterfly Foundation welcomes the Federal Minister for Health, Minister Greg Hunt’s announcement of $5M to fund two major research projects for ground breaking research into eating disorders.
A new era for Tasmania eating disorder services
Butterfly Foundation is taking a whole-of-community approach with the launch of enhanced eating disorder recovery, support and referral services across Tasmania, thanks to $400,000 in funding from the Tasmanian Government.
Leadership is key to the successful delivery of reform for eating disorders
29 May 2019 – The Butterfly Foundation has extended its congratulations to Minister Greg Hunt on his reappointment as Minister for Health and looks forward to the continued recognition of, and investment in, the mental health and wellbeing of all Australians by the Federal Government.
Two million carers in Australia need care too
Sunday, 5 May 2019 – The Butterfly Foundation has today launched its 2019 Maydays campaign, highlighting the struggle of more than two million people in Australia caring for someone with an eating disorder.
Federal Budget invests in key areas of Mental Health
Wednesday 3 April 2019 – Butterfly Foundation welcomes key investments in mental health announced by the Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, in the 2019-20 Federal Budget.
A new reality for Australians living with eating disorders
Tuesday 2 April 2019 – Today it was announced Butterfly Foundation will coordinate the delivery of six in-community residential treatment facilities for eating disorders under the Australia Government’s 2019-20 Federal Budget commitment of $70.2 million.
Butterfly Asks Carers To Share Their Experience
26 March, 2019 - Butterfly launches the 'Caring For Someone With An Eating Disorder' survey to better understand the experience and needs of carers supporting a loved one with an eating disorder.
Australian advocacy for eating disorders recognised on International stage
Sunday 17 March 2019 – Today, Butterfly Foundation is celebrating global recognition of its ongoing advocacy in Australia and internationally by accepting the Academy of Eating Disorders award for Leadership, Public Service and Advocacy.