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Eating disorders are serious psychological and physical illnesses that can be all consuming. If you think your partner is engaging in disordered eating behaviours, or has an eating disorder, it can be a confusing, scary and frustrating time. Butterfly’s team of experts have put this guide together to help you approach your partner and ultimately support them through their recovery.
With approximately one in five Australian workers experiencing a mental illness at any one time, there’s a chance someone in your workplace might be experiencing an eating disorder. From creating a Body Kind workplace, to changing your language around food, dieting and bodies, here are our top tips for managing eating disorders in the workplace.
Research indicates that 20-30% of adults with eating disorders are also Autistic, and the likelihood of having Autism is more than 15 times higher among people with Anorexia than among those without. But a lack of awareness among the public and healthcare providers means many go undiagnosed, and traditional eating disorder treatment models are often unsuitable for Autistic people. In this blog, Melanie shares her experience with autism and eating disorders, and what would have helped her.
Butterfly’s Christmas appeal – ‘An Eating Disorder Looks Like Me’ – challenges prevailing stereotypes to show eating disorders don’t have a specific ‘look’ - whether it be body shape, age, cultural background, gender, socio-economic status or even eating disorder presentation
The review, which found that young people and those with existing eating-related issues were most at risk of being impacted by COVID-19, supports Butterfly’s launch of an eating disorder-specific Help Hub – a purpose-built resource to support the mental health of people living with eating disorders and disordered eating.
Monica Catherine shares her experience of navigating eating disorder recovery and treatment in a larger body - and what helped and hindered her journey.