Extra support required by those living with eating disorders during COVID-19

Extra support required by those living with eating disorders during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the nation, Australian eating disorders support services are seeing a significant increase in people reaching out to their helplines. Social...
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Researchers seeking more than 3,500 Australian volunteers for world’s largest eating disorders genetics investigation

Today we are delighted to announce the launch of the Australian arm of the Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) – the world’s largest genetics investigation...
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Participant stories


Chantel’s story

Mum-of-four continuing to mount a recovery from anorexia nervosa, MELBOURNE At 16 years of age, Chantel, now aged 35, Melbourne, was under the expert supervision...
Brittany Foetschl

Brittany’s story

Brittany, 30, Senior transport operations controller who grappled with anorexia nervosa for eight years, SYDNEY After experiencing bullying from her school peers, Brittany, now aged...
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Emelia’s story

Emelia, 34, Dancer who has wrestled with anorexia nervosa for the past decade, SYDNEY Emelia, 34, Sydney, who loves to express herself through dance, began...
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Amy’s story

Amy, 33, Mum & early childhood teacher who waged a decade-long battle with anorexia nervosa, MELBOURNE Mum-of-one and early childhood teacher, Amy, 33, Melbourne was...

Katie’s story

Katie, 27, Dietetics student & former model who was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at the age of 22, PERTH Dietetics student and former model, Katie,...

Eloise’s story

Eloise, 24, Influencer, avid traveller and eating disorders coach who has waged an almost-life-long battle with binge eating disorder, PERTH Social media influencer, avid traveller...
Georgia Lawrie

Georgia’s story

Georgia, 22, Community mental health worker who harnessed her personal experience of anorexia nervosa for good, ADELAIDE Community mental health worker, Georgia, 22, Adelaide has...
Lexi, 31, Brisbane

Lexi’s story

Lexi, 31, Clinical nutritionist who endured more than 25 hospitalisations with anorexia nervosa over 18 years, BRISBANE Clinical nutritionist, Lexi, 31, Brisbane, first began to...
Emily, 28, Sydney

Emily’s story

Emily, 28, HR lead & gym enthusiast in recovery from anorexia nervosa, SYDNEY HR lead and gym enthusiast, Emily, 28, Sydney was known for her...

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