While the National Eating Disorders & Obesity Conference cannot offer direct assistance, there are a wealth of resources available to listen, offer advice and help you in seeking support, assistance and recovery. If you or somebody you know is in a life-threatening situation and/or is needing immediate medical attention, call 000 (triple zero or 112 from a mobile).
Eating Disorder and Obesity Services and Online Resources
Eating Disorders Victoria
Eating Disorders Victoria is the first point of contact for sufferers and families of people with an eating disorder, connecting the community with the services and support they need for recovery.
Whether you are worried about yourself, a family member or a friend, information is available on all types of eating disorders, early warning signs, treatment options, how to support someone with an eating disorder and much more.
Eating Disorder Hope
Eating Disorder Hope™ offers education, support, and inspiration to eating disorder sufferers, their loved ones, and eating disorders treatment providers. Eating Disorder Hope™ resources include articles on eating disorder treatment options, support groups, recovery tools and more. Whether individual struggles with bulimia, anorexia, body image distortion, or binge-eating disorders, Eating Disorder Hope™ can help.
Eating Disorder Hope™ promotes ending eating disordered behavior, embracing life and pursuing recovery from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and other eating disorders. Our mission is to foster an appreciation of one’s uniqueness and value in the world, unrelated to appearance, achievement or applause.
InsideOut is Australia’s national institute for research and clinical excellence in eating disorders. With resources, rigour and perseverance, InsideOut aim to transform the treatment landscape for eating disorders in this country, and ultimately find a cure.
The Institute comprises a team of expert researchers, clinicians and public policy-makers dedicated to solving the tyranny of eating disorders.
Additional Services and Online Resources
- Emergency – 000
- Lifeline – 13 11 14
- Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800 for young people 5-25 years
- Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467
- MensLine Australia – 1300 78 99 78 for men of any age
- 1800RESPECT – Domestic Violence – 1800 737 732
- Grief Counselling – 1300 554 786
- Bully Zero Foundation – 1800 028 559