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Australia’s national eating disorder research and clinical excellence institute

Rethinking eating disorders from the InsideOut

Latest Updates

OPEN LETTER: To Parliamentary Friends of Eating Disorder Awareness

What our health system desperately needs is a properly organised and funded whole of health system response to eating disorders including hospitals, emergency departments, community care and our primary care sector.

5 Mar, 2023

“Creating hope and resilience”: New research to improve online meal support training for carers

Carers are invited to participate in a free, online supportive meal therapy training program, as part of new research aimed at equipping carers with the skills to best support their loved one’s treatment and recovery.

1 Mar, 2023

Response to Four Corners “Fading Away: Australia's secret battle with eating disorders”

We have much work to do but the building of the system we need has begun and we must keep advocating for funding for treatments that will benefit all, prevent deterioration and above all work.

28 Feb, 2023

New research to better understand the eating disorder experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community

InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders has launched a new study to better understand the mental health, body image, eating and exercise concerns of people within the LGBTQIA+ community.

23 Feb, 2023

“EveryBODY Welcome”: National eating disorder organisations unite to better support LGBTQIA+ community

Australia’s national eating disorder organisations are uniting to tackle eating disorders and body image concerns in the LGBTQIA+ community, kicking off their EveryBODY Welcome campaign during WorldPride.

19 Feb, 2023

Australian parliament hears lived experiences of eating disorders as MPs call for better treatment options and increased efforts

We commend Independent MP Zoe Daniel for bringing this issue to the chamber and for giving a voice to the lived experience in our national parliament, and we commend the MPs who rose to support and contribute to this important discussion.

6 Dec, 2022

2022 NSW Eating Disorders Forum held at InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders

More than 200 frontline health workers from across NSW, including doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, dieticians, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and health service managers are attending the forum to work on improving services for people with eating disorders and their families and carers.

10 Nov, 2022

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Who are we?

InsideOut is Australia’s National Institute for Eating Disorders Research and clinical excellence. We conduct and translate research into clinical and practice excellence, in collaboration with our national and global partners.

Our aim is to transform the prevention and treatment landscape for people with eating disorders in Australia, and ultimately find a cure. Our team of expert researchers, clinicians, policy makers and consumer advisors lead the development of several major national and state research, education and training initiatives in eating disorders.

InsideOut is a leader in effecting change through service and policy development both locally and nationally. We are at the forefront of new and emerging technologies for the delivery of quality clinical care for people with eating disorders and strong advocates for the enhancement of the health system to meet the needs of people presenting with eating disorders, their families and support networks.

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We can then direct you to tailored information and resources, guide you to completing a more comprehensive assessment and link you in with treatment services.

Our Partners

InsideOut is a collaboration between

University of SydneyNSW Department of Health