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InsideOut is a leader in effecting change in eating disorder treatment across Australia through advocacy, research and policy development.

'In desperate need': could magic mushrooms help body image distress?

Magic mushrooms could be used to treat body image distress but more research is needed, experts say.

3 Jun, 2024

‘People would never need to go to hospital’: Is this the smarter way to tackle eating disorders?

More Australians are seeking help for eating disorders since the pandemic began and support services are struggling to keep up, prompting the launch of a new online program hoping to fill the gap and stop a “revolving door” of hospital admissions.

19 Jan, 2024

GPs need more support managing eating disorders: Poll

One expert believes general practice can ‘make a huge impact’ by using available resources to help patients and navigate referrals.

7 Dec, 2023

Why you’ve never heard of this common eating disorder behavior — and why that’s a problem

Increased awareness is the first step to helping more people — particularly teens.

11 Oct, 2023

Australia trials psilocybin for anorexia

InsideOut's Professor Stephen Touyz speaks to Medical Republic about upcoming Australian trials of psilocibin for anorexia nervosa after recent US trials showed promise for the treatment.

10 Aug, 2023

New funding announced for eating disorder treatment

Body and Soul outlines the Government's plan to provide $70M in funding, including $8M for InsideOut Institute's eClinic and Digital GP Hub.

2 Jun, 2023

“We can do a lot to improve the outcomes of people with eating disorders”: Federal govt announces $70 million in funding

InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders has welcomed funding for its award winning eClinic and a new Digital GP Hub.

1 Jun, 2023

New Research To Better Understand The Eating Disorder Experiences Of The LGBTQI+ Community

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

1 May, 2023

'I didn't want a feminine body': Calls for eating disorder services to better support LGBTIQ+ patients

Advocates say the unique needs of the LGBTIQ+ community have been neglected in treatment and diagnoses of eating disorders and body image issues.

19 Feb, 2023

Why eating disorders are misunderstood and mistreated in LGBTQ+ communities

A coalition of experts has vowed to address eating disorders in Australia’s queer community, concerned that a lack of data is leading to poorly targeted treatment.

19 Feb, 2023

Melani grew addicted to the ‘trance’ of binge-eating. Then came the guilt

Melani De Sousa likens binge-eating to being in a trance.

24 Apr, 2022

Eating disorder research finds telehealth can improve treatment for rural and regional youth

A study delivering family-based treatment for anorexia nervosa sufferers via telehealth returns promising results

18 Mar, 2022