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Eating disorders

Information and education resources

Resources that provide people with information and education on eating disorders using a range of modalities

What is it?

Information resources can help you to learn more about eating disorders through books, eBooks, websites, fact sheets, social media and videos.

What can someone expect?

Information resources explore a wide range of issues relating to eating disorders and body image issues, including understanding types of eating disorders, advice on supporting yourself or others, prevention and treatment options.

They can also debunk myths about eating disorders by providing trusted information.

Information from trusted sources is based on the most current eating disorders research and developed together with people who have experienced eating disorders.

Some information resources are translated into other languages.

If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, you can also contact a helpline that can often link you to information most suited to your situation.

Who is this for?

Information resources might be helpful to learn more about eating disorders and what you are experiencing before reaching out for support.

How can someone access it?

Butterfly Foundation offers information and education resources on eating disorders, disordered eating and body image issues for anyone in Australia:

Eating Disorders Queensland (EDQ) provides information resources for individuals to learn more about eating disorders:

The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) website provides information about eating disorders and the types of services and supports available.

You can watch this TED talk on YouTube: Eating Disorders from the Inside Out by Laura Hill.

If you would like to read the guide to admission and inpatient treatment for adults with eating disorders in Queensland, please click here.

If you would like to read the admission of children and adolescents to acute mental health inpatients units, please click here.

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