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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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A message on hope, from EDV CEO Belinda Caldwell
Latest Carer Newsletter - Are you practicing Carer Alignment?
Talking about Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders (SE-EDs) on EDV's podcast
Give the Gift of Hope with a donation to EDV this Christmas
Latest in advocacy

A message from our CEO

Recent media coverage around eating disorders in young people in Victoria has left some in our community feeling understandably distressed. EDV's CEO Belinda Caldwell reflects on what this means for families impacted by eating disorders, including the vital role of hope in recovery.

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Latest in fundraising

Give the Gift of Hope

We want every Victorian to share in the joy of life without an eating disorder. Never more so than at Christmas time. That's why this festive season, we invite you to consider EDV in your Christmas giving. A donation to EDV helps ensure we can continue to operate our essential services all year round.

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Latest for the community

What is Carer Aligment?

Carer alignment in eating disorder treatment is the practice of presenting a united front against your loved one's eating disorder. Find out how you can practice the ALIGN method at home with advice from our Carer Coaches.

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Latest for podcast

Let's talk about SE-EDs

On the latest episode of the EDV podcast, Candid Conversations, we talk about the impact of Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders (SE-EDs) and explore EDV's response through our pioneering SE-ED Program.

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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 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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