COVID-19 Latest information

COVID-19 Latest information

COVID-19, also referred to as coronavirus, is an infectious disease causing a current global pandemic. NEDC and our partners are working to support the eating disorder community in accessing accurate and timely information, particularly as it relates to the experience and treatment of eating disorders at this time.

 As the national experience of and response to COVID-19 continues to unfold, NEDC will continue to share useful information about COVID-19 for the eating disorder community both here and on social media. Please see a list of curated links below, and check back regularly.


Information for people with lived experience and their carers

Advice for people with an eating disorder and their loved ones, InsideOut

COVID-19 and eating disorders information from Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV)

Tips and advice for people with an eating disorder from the Butterfly Foundation

COVID-19 support from the Department of Health

Information updates from Eating Disorders Queensland (EDQ)

Advice for parents, families and caregivers from F.E.A.S.T.

Tips and advice from BEAT UK


Information for health and other helping professionals

NEDC CHEAT SHEET: Temporary Telehealth item numbers Medicare

Useful advice for eating disorder clinicians from ANZAED

Key resources for primary care practictioners and mental health services and clinicians from The Victorian Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED)

A practical guide to setting up your practice to deliver telehealth services from Mental Health Online

30-minute online training module for health care workers from the Australian Government Department of Health

Article on the psychological impact of quarantine from The Lancet


Anyone needing support or information can contact the Butterfly National Helpline 1800 33 4673


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