Christmas Message from The Hon Greg Hunt MP
"Whilst Christmas is an incredibly important time for family and friends, for some it can be difficult, particularly those who have eating disorders. The pressures and expectations can magnify some of the great challenges we have." - The Hon. Greg Hunt MP
Tips to help keep the Christmas season in perspective.
Food can play a significant role in festive celebrations. Find ways in the lead-up to the day itself to catch up with people outside of food events and celebrate in your own way. If Christmas has spiritual significance for you, what can you do to honour or express this?
Want to be part of Butterfly’s Male Body Esteem Project?
16 NOVEMBER, 2017 - Butterfly is calling for young people to contribute our Body Esteem Project for Males.
Butterfly’s First National Body Image Survey
1 NOVEMBER, 2017 - Butterfly Research Institute (BRI) launches 'Insights In Body Esteem' survey to better understand people's experiences of body image in Australia.
Message from Butterfly’s CEO on World Mental Health Day
10 October, 2017 - Butterfly Foundation CEO Christine Morgan shares a few messages on World Mental Health Day.
Butterfly Foundation welcomes funding announcements for eating disorders and launch of the National Agenda
18 September, 2017 - Butterfly Foundation, Australia’s national organisation for eating disorders, today welcomed the announcement by Federal Minister for Health and Sport, Greg Hunt, of funding and support that recognises the needs of more than 1 million Australians living with an eating disorder in 2017.
Early intervention at heart of new Youth Intensive Outpatient Program
11 September, 2017 - Butterfly Foundation, Australia’s leading national organisation for eating disorders, launches the Butterfly Intensive Outpatient Program for Young People (Youth IOP) today. The Youth IOP is a 10-week early intervention program which focuses on providing prevention strategies for anyone showing early signs and symptoms of an eating disorder and/or disordered eating.
South Australia supporting young people’s body confidence
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - EMPOWER YOUR COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE’S BODY CONFIDENCE! With thanks to Variety – The Children’s Charity, Butterfly Education is bringing its unique range of whole community programs to 4 communities around SA during Semester 1 of 2018.
Tasmanians living with eating disorders to get boost from TRED merger
15 August, 2017 ̶ Butterfly Foundation, Australia’s leading national organisation for eating disorders, proudly announces the merger of Tasmania’s eating disorders organisation, Tasmanian Recovery from Eating Disorders Foundation (TRED), with Butterfly today at Parliament House.
Australian Health Ministers’ commitment to eating disorders confirmed
4 August, 2017 - Butterfly Foundation, Australia’s leading organisation for eating disorders, was inspired by the collective commitment made by all of Australia’s Health Ministers at yesterday’s COAG Health Minister’s meeting to address the critical need of 1 million Australians with an eating disorder.
A new era for the National Mental Health Commission
2 August, 2017 - Butterfly Foundation, Australia’s leading national organisation for eating disorders, congratulates Lucy Brogden on her appointment as the new Chair of the National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) today.
Butterfly issues content warning for viewers of NETFLIX Film ‘To The Bone’
4 July, 2017 - Australia’s leading organisation for eating disorders and body image, Butterfly Foundation, is issuing a viewer warning for Netflix’s upcoming feature film To the Bone.