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Access to effective services is essential.

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

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Get support now. Contact our free National Helpline for caring and confidential information, counselling or referrals with our specialist counsellors.

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Learning, development and training

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.

Butterfly Education

Understand eating disorders or body image issues

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.

Educate yourself on Eating Disorders

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We provide personalised and confidential support.

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People with an eating disorder • People with body image issues • Carers • Partners • Family and friends 

For professionals and others

Teachers • Counsellors • Employers • Health Professionals • Anyone with a question about eating disorders or body image


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