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Butterfly believes everyone’s experience of an eating disorder or body image issue is unique.

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Butterfly have created workshops, presentations and resources for young people, professionals and parents which address the factors influencing negative body image, disordered eating and the development of eating disorders.

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If you believe that someone you know is suffering from an eating disorder, it can help to understanding the different types, their causes and ways to overcome them.

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