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.
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.
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
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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.