Latest News

09 Feb 2018

Butterfly Asks Australians To Share The Cost Of Eating Disorders

8 February, 2017 - Butterfly Research Institute (BRI) launches 'The Cost Of Eating Disorders' survey to better understand the financial impact on an individual and family when treating an eating disorder in Australia.

Learn more
23 Jan 2018

Australia and the UK are writing the same story on steroid abuse

23rd January 2018 - Steroids have been the #1 most commonly injected drug in Australia for the past 6 years 1. Even more alarming, is the drive behind steroid use being strongly linked to aesthetics. What does this mean? Australia’s use of steroids highlights major body image concerns nation-wide.

Learn more
21 Dec 2017

Merry Christmas & Thank You from our CEO

As 2017 comes to an end, it is a great time to reflect on the incredible achievements made this year in the eating disorders and mental health sector.

Learn more
18 Dec 2017

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

Learn more
30 Nov 2017

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?

Learn more
16 Nov 2017

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.

Learn more
01 Nov 2017

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.

Learn more
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.

Learn more
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.

Learn more
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.

Learn more
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.

Learn more
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.

Learn more