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(Sydney) Tuesday, 11 June 2019 – The Butterfly Foundation has called for an urgent change to language and awareness this Men’s Health Week (June 10-16) for anyone who plays a role in a young man’s life to stop increasing levels of body dissatisfaction among Australian boys.
Sunday 9 December 2018 – Today we made history. Families and individuals across the country welcomed today’s announcement by Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, of the life changing amendment to the Medicare Benefits Scheme to improve access and affordability of appropriate eating disorders treatment across Australia.
Saturday 2nd June – Today is World Eating Disorders Action Day. This is a day we collectively shine a spotlight on the needs of those around the world living with an eating disorder. This year we continue to be focused on breaking down the stigma associated with eating disorders and the barriers to help-seeking associated with these complex, potentially fatal mental illnesses.
Today is World Eating Disorders Action Day and the theme is #WeDoAct2BreakStigma. We reached out to our community and asked them to share ONE thing they wish people understood about their eating disorder or their loved one's eating disorder.
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.
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.
For me, looking back on my mums life, I feel that I have an opportunity to tell my mums story to people to help carers and tell them that they are doing their best.
"Have you ever felt like you failed a diet, or a diet failed you? You're not alone. Millions of people around the world go on diets every year, hoping to achieve the perfect body, health, or performance. However, most diets don't work in the long run, and some can even harm your physical and mental health. Why is that?" Non-diet dietitian Max shares why diets often fail and how they impacted his own experience of Orthorexia.
In recognition that the LGBTQIA+ community is disproportionately impacted by eating disorders and body image concerns, Butterfly Foundation has partnered with Instagram to launch Body Pride (#BodyPrideOnline), a campaign specifically designed to address and challenge negative conversations around body ideals and appearance that can spike in the lead up to and during LGBTQIA+ events, particularly Mardi Gras.