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Eating disorders explained

Eating disorders are not a lifestyle choice, a diet gone wrong or a cry for attention. Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that affect around 1 million Australians.

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News

Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System

This Royal Commission presents a once in a generation opportunity to make lasting change in Victoria's mental health system. Read EDV's formals submissions to the Commission and find out how you can get involved.

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Events

Fitness Professionals Training

4-hour professional development training for people working in the fitness industry in Victoria. Learn how to approach clients you may be concerned about and how to appropriately support them to seek help. Participants will receive 3 CECs from Fitness Australia.

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Choosing recovery everyday

"If you are just starting on your recovery journey, I want to tell you firstly how proud I am of you for taking those steps, and to not give up entirely if you have slip ups along the way – it is part of the journey, no story of recovery is linear."

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A mother's love

"At times I have felt strong and other times I have cried myself to sleep. I wished I could have carried the burden for her, but in the end she had to have the strength and will to fight and my job was to help guide her and fight for her when she was not able to."

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Young, professional, male — and living with an eating disorder

“I am a 30 year old male. I am professionally employed and degree qualified. I have also been suffering from anorexia for the past three years. During this time, it has taken a devastating toll on my physical and emotional health, and my professional and personal life. This is my story.”

Read Ben's story