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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

2022 IgnitED Recipients Panel

The Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Centre’s IgnitED Fund is intended to support the creation of new partnerships and genuinely co-designed testing of new ideas that have the potential to help solve the problem of eating disorders.

29 Oct, 2022

National research centre to transform diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders

The Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translation Centre was officially opened by the Australian Government at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre today. Under a $13 million grant, the Centre aims to transform how we support, treat, and even cure people with eating disorders.

27 Oct, 2022

Warning signs your child may be struggling with body image

InsideOut for Eating Disorders is encouraging parents and caregivers concerned their children might be struggling with body image to check in with their loved ones and reach out for support, during Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week (BIEDAW).

31 Aug, 2022

Brief online therapy to improve treatment outcomes for those with binge eating disorder

InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders, in collaboration with Deakin University, have conducted a pilot study evaluating a brief eTherapy for binge eating disorder, a distressing and common mental health condition.

25 Aug, 2022

Thousands access eating disorder treatment under changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule

Almost 30,000 care plans for eating disorder treatment have been accessed under changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) introduced in 2019, according to new research by InsideOut Institute.

17 Aug, 2022

The Australian Eating Disorders Research & Translation Centre: building a national effort

Find out more about the work of the new Australian Eating Disorders Research & Translation Centre and join in a series of co-design exercises at this interactive workshop at ANZAED 2022.

10 Aug, 2022

Online therapy for young people with anorexia to bridge city-country treatment divide

Young people struggling with Anorexia Nervosa in regional and rural New South Wales and their families are invited to participate in a trial of an online therapy, as part of research aimed at bridging the city-country treatment divide.

12 Jun, 2022

“No longer invisible”: InsideOut Institute celebrates Carers in the lead up to World Eating Disorders Action Day

InsideOut Institute Director Sarah Maguire says this year's theme ‘Caring for Carers’ is an opportunity to raise the profile of those who support individuals with an eating disorder and highlight the essential role they play in treatment.

30 May, 2022

New eating disorders research fund to ignite scientific work

The Australian Eating Disorders Research & Translation Centre has launched a fund to unearth bright ideas in the community that have the potential to solve the problem of eating disorders.

4 May, 2022

Eating Disorders Centre Lived Experience expert appointed to national mental health advisory panel

Shannon Calvert, Co-Lead of the Lived Experience Co-Production Program at the Australian Eating Disorders Research & Translation Centre, will provide input and lived experience expertise to the nation’s future roadmap for mental health research.

12 Apr, 2022