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10 Oct 2017

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.

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19 Sep 2017

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.

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11 Sep 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.

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05 Sep 2017

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.

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15 Aug 2017

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.

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04 Aug 2017

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.

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02 Aug 2017

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.

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04 Jul 2017

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.

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29 Jun 2017

Butterfly’s Advice for the Community: NETFLIX Film “To The Bone”

NETFLIX will be releasing the film To The Bone, on the 14th July. This film follows the journey of a 20 year old female who is living with anorexia nervosa. At present, only the trailer has been released.

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15 Jun 2017

A ‘do no harm’ approach to student assignments on eating disorders

Butterfly Education receives many requests for help with student assignments on eating disorders.

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03 May 2017

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.

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28 Mar 2017

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

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