Body Image

The Butterfly Foundation

The Butterfly Foundation represents all people affected by eating disorders – a person with an eating disorder, their family and their friends. As a leading national voice in supporting their needs, Butterfly highlights the realities of seeking treatment for recovery.

Butterfly operates a national helpline, which is staffed by counsellors experienced in assisting with eating disorders.  The document below offers tips for parents wanting to encourage a healthy body image in their children.

Body Image Tips for Parents
Body Image Tips for Parents


Eating Disorders Victoria

Support and information for people with eating disorders and their families in Victoria. Eating Disorders Victoria acknowledges that the needs of a person with an eating disorder and those of their family members, friends and partners are as individual as each of these people themselves.