If you’re concerned about your loved one’s physical health, we encourage you to access medical support as soon as possible. This can include a local GP service, home doctor service or hospital. Health Direct is a 24/7 service accessed by calling 1800 022 222. You can speak to a medical professional for medical advice
Lifeline is Australia’s 24/7 crisis support line. They can be reached on 13 11 14 or via webchat.
Butterfly Foundation is available 7 days a week from 8am – Midnight. They can be accessed via phone (1800 334 673), webchat or email. They provide short-term support to people with lived experience, carers and health professionals.
Eating Disorders Families Australia (EDFA) provides support, guidance and advocates for carers involved in the recovery journey. You can read more about the support they offer here.
Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) operates a Helpline that is open Monday – Friday from 9:30am – 4:30pm. They provide information, navigation and support to people living in Victoria.
Eating Disorders Queensland (EDQ) provides many services for residents based in QLD. For information on their services, referrals or to arrange an assessment you can call (07) 3844 6055.
F.E.A.S.T. stands for Families Empowered And Supporting Treatment for Eating Disorders. They are a global community of parents who support parents. They offer information, support and many forums on the aspects of eating disorder recovery. You can read more here.