Talk to someone now. Call our National Helpline on 1800 33 4673. You can also chat online or email

Talk to someone now. Call our National Helpline on 1800 33 4673. You can also chat online or email


Fact sheets, information and resources

Many of these resources are provided by the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC), the national organisation that brings research, expertise and evidence from leaders in the field together in one place. Scroll down to view resources on eating disorders, body image, social media, recovery and more.

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Looking for resources specifically for the LGBTIQA+ community?

Body Pride Resource Hub

Eating disorders

Eating Disorder Questions Answered by Doctor Erin Gordon

Content warning: This video may contain triggering images for some.

With over 1 million Australians currently experiencing an eating disorder, Dr. Erin Gordon weighs in to answer some of your questions about eating disorders via ABC Science.

If you are looking for education resources to use in schools click here.

For more evidence-based information visit the NEDC website

If you are looking for resources to use in prevention programs with young people click here.


School assignments

Thank you for choosing to research Butterfly and the issues of body image and eating disorders. We hope you find the following information and links helpful. Unfortunately we do not have the capacity to respond to individual questions, complete student questionnaires or give interviews.

Links to Information

  • Our website has lots of information!  We suggest you take a look at the following:

We have also provided some answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Good luck with your assignment and remember, if you or someone you care about needs help you can contact the Butterfly National Helpline


Student wellbeing days

Unfortunately, Butterfly is unable to man stalls at student wellbeing events.  However, you are welcome to download and share any of the materials on our website.   If you would like a young-person friendly bookmark which provides positive affirmations and help-seeking recommendations for students (upper primary and above) including details of our National Helpline you can order through the Butterfly Shop.  Bookmarks are free but paid postage is required.

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