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July 2019

BLOG POSTS

What to say when you're concerned someone has an eating disorder

Tuesday 16 July

It can be awkward and even scary to approach someone you suspect of having an eating disorder. You never know how they might react — angry, dismissive, upset, disbelieving. But consider the fact that they might also be relieved.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Perfectionism, cognitive flexibility and divergent thinking in relation to body image

Friday 12 July

The Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University is currently seeking individuals with a past or current diagnosis of anorexia nervosa who are living in Australia and aged 18-65, to participate in an online study of perfectionism, cognitive flexibility and divergent thinking, in relation to body image.

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June 2019

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Relationship between touch perception and body image in anorexia nervosa

Friday 21 June

Monash University study looking for female participants with either a current or past diagnosis of anorexia nervosa, between the ages of 18 and 65, with a BMI over 13, who are fluent in English. If you meet these criteria, you will be eligible for the study.

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NEWS

Feed the Soul 2019: Dane's legacy

Friday 21 June

On Thursday June 20th 2019, over 60 people gathered at Parliament House Victoria for our annual Feed the Soul event. This year's event featured eating disorder advocate India Francic, who spoke passionately about the need for better education around eating disorders following her brother's passing earlier this year.

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NEWS

Evaluation of Peer Mentoring Program published

Friday 7 June

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NEWS

EDV Leadership udpate

Wednesday 5 June

Update to EDV’s staffing following the recent departure of our long-time CEO, Jennifer Beveridge.

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April 2019

NEWS

Victorian Government to fund EDV’s Peer Mentoring Program for another year

Wednesday 17 April

Eating Disorders Victoria are thrilled to announce that the Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley MP, has advised that the Victorian Government will fund EDV’s Peer Mentoring Program in 2019/20.

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Telehealth Nurse to be available on Eating Disorders Victoria Helpline

Wednesday 17 April

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) have been selected as one of 11 organisations Australia-wide to adapt and test a Telehealth Nurse pilot, known as the Patient Pathways Program.

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NEWS

Participating in the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System

Thursday 4 April

Read to find out how to participate in the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System

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6 new residential centres for eating disorders in Australia

Tuesday 2 April

The federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt this morning announced $70.2 million to establish six residential eating disorder centres across 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."

Read Georgia's story