An eating disorder is a serious mental illness, characterised by eating, exercise and body weight or shape becoming an unhealthy preoccupation of someone’s life. Eating disorders are not a lifestyle choice, a diet gone wrong or a cry for attention.
People with eating disorders may be at an increased risk of more severe forms of the illness. Get the latest information from health professionals as well as information for alternative support options during this time.
COVID-19 has changed the way EDV work, but not the work we do! We will continue to provide our core services such as our Hub, telehealth nurse and psychology clinic during this time. Find out about other changes to our workshops and events here.
We are now recruiting participants for the next round of the Peer Mentoring Program starting July 1 2020. Find out about eligibility requirements and how to apply for this free program.Learn more
Do you need additional support to help connect you with services? The nurse acts as a central point of contact to help people access services, locate specialised eating disorder health professionals, provide information and help people work towards recoveryLearn more
EDV are holding a range of online events for people in recovery, carers and community members who support those at risk of eating disorders. Find out what you can get involved in through our events calendar.Learn more