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
Body Image Tips for Parents

General Information and Resources from The Butterfly Foundation:


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.