Ground-breaking program to ease burden on carers and improve treatment outcomes for people living with an eating disorder

30 Mar, 2021

Key Points

  • New, Australian-first online program for people supporting loved ones with an eating disorder launched today.
  • Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses affecting approximately 1.25 million Australians.
  • The impact of eating disorders on carers and families is among the most severe of any mental illness.
  • 'SupportED’ aims to improve treatment outcomes by equipping carers with the skills to identify symptoms and provide support throughout recovery.