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I'm concerned about myself

It can be tough to admit that something is wrong. If you’re concerned that you may be experiencing an eating disorder, you’ve come to the right place. Our recovery guide will help you understand what you're going through and the steps you need to take to seek help, access treatment and maintain recovery.

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I'm concerned about someone else

If you are concerned about a loved one, such as a child, partner, sibling or friend, it's important not to watch and wait. Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that require support and treatment. Find out how you can best support someone you are concerned about.

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I'm a concerned professional

We all have a role to play to support people impacted by eating disorders. If you are a health professional or community professional such as a teacher, sporting coach or youth worker, it's important to have the information and skills for appropriate prevention, intervention and support in your community.

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EDV to retain COVID-19 funded services
Our tips for making friendships work in recovery
EDV Dietetics taking on new clients. Get in touch to secure an appointment.
Got an idea to help solve eating disorders? Apply for the IgnitED grant to bring your idea to life.
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COVID-19 services to continue at EDV

In encouraging news for Victorians affected by eating disorders, EDV will retain our COVID-19 funding from the Victorian Government for another 12 months, enabling the continuation of expanded telehealth and online services over the pandemic.

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Latest for lived experience

Making friendships work in recovery

You’d be hard pressed to meet anyone with lived experience of an eating disorder who didn’t have their friendships impacted by their disorder. Find out how you can navigate and maintain friendships when you're going through recovery.

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Latest EDV news

On the lookout for dietetics support?

We're pleased to announce that from mid May, our private dietetics clinic will have capacity to take on new clients. If you are interested in learning more, get in touch with our HUB today.

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Got an idea to help solve eating disorders?

We encourage anyone with a brilliant new idea to be tested in a research methodology to apply for an IgnitED grant through the InsideOut Institute for eating disorders. 10x $25,000 grants are available. Be quick, applications close June 15th!

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Find out how we can help

EDV has a range of free support services available to Victorians experiencing eating disorders as well as their loved ones, including Telehealth Counselling, Telehealth Nurse guidance, Support Groups, Carer Coaching plus much more.

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Eating disorders explained

Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses. While there is no single cause for eating disorders, they are treatable and full recovery is possible for everyone. Find out about the different types of eating disorders and the warning signs to look out for.

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It's ok to talk about it

The EDV Hub is a confidential place to seek information and support. Our trained volunteers can guide you to appropriate support options within EDV and externally. Get in touch via phone, email, livechat or webform.

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Information for GPs

If you are supporting a patient with an eating disorder, it's important to have up-to-date information on treatment and referral options.

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Online groups, workshops and events

We hold regular online and in-person support groups and informational events for people in recovery, carers and community members. Find out what's coming up in our events calendar.

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