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Australia's first digital body image program for boys!
RESET is a digital education program designed to start a deeper conversation with boys about negative body image and eating disorders. In today's society the pressures on young boys to look and be a certain way are increasing and body dissatisfaction is on the rise.
RESET supports schools and other youth organisations in raising awareness of body image issues, reducing stigma and encouraging help seeking in boys.

Watch the trailer below to see how you can help RESET the conversation! 



Why is this program important?

speech bubble111 Over-exercising and an extreme pursuit for muscle growth are often perceived as healthy behaviours for males
speech bubble111 90% of adolescent boys report that they exercise primarily to gain muscle
speech bubble111 Two thirds of adolescent boys report making specific changes to their diet to gain muscle
speech bubble111 25% of people experiencing Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa are male
speech bubble111 Almost an equal number of males and females experience binge eating disorder
speech bubble111 Eating disorders have one of the highest mortality rates of all psychiatric disorders
speech bubble111 Suicide rates are 20% higher in eating disorder patients than in the general population

It's time we RESET the conversation!

Worried about a friend or someone you care about?

It can be extremely difficult raising the subject of eating disorders with a friend or loved one. To be supportive one needs to learn what to say and what not to say.  


We can help you with knowing when to talk to your friend and what to say. ›

Concerned parents & carers

Communicating your concern with your child about eating and dieting behaviour can be extremely difficult. Butterfly offers a range of services that can provide you with skills and information related to communicating with your child.  


We can help you with recognising issues and what to do. ›

Teachers & Professionals Working with Young People

Teachers and those working with young people are often the first to become aware of dis-ordered eating behaviours.  Butterfly Education provides early intervention and prevention skills for professionals working with young people. 

We have a range of advice & resources ›