strive Bulimia Support Group

What is Bulimia?

Bulimia nervosa is a serious mental health illness and is defined by repeated episodes of binge eating followed by compensatory behaviours.

Familes and carers of people suffering with bulimia often feel alone and unsupported in their journey.
Adolescent eating disorder patient has low mood and needs medical support

New National Bulimia Support Group

strive eating disorder support groups:

  • provide a safe, supportive place for carers to meet each month in a semi-structured environment which allows for both knowledge sharing and peer support
  • provide information and resources to assist parents and carers to understand eating disorders and their integral role in recovery
  • encourage empowerment of carers in their role in the recovery of the person with the eating disorder
  • are run by trained volunteer carers, for carers.

Our new national strive bulimia support group will run quarterly on the first Thursday of the month.

Save the Dates!

22 April 2021

 22 July 2021

28 October 2021

To attend a strive support group, parents and carers need to be members of EDFA.

Become a member of EDFA for $25 per year (Australian Carers Only)

EDFA is a proud not for profit, volunteer run organisation. 

We invite you to be part of a revolutionary peer support group making positive changes in the Eating Disorder space. Strength in numbers means we are able to affect change and have the collective voice of the carers recognised.

We provide opportunities to connect with other parents and carers who share your experiences… helping you to feel less alone and isolated.

Yearly membership is just $25.

Membership gives access to monthly state-based strive carer support groups, twice monthly education sessions, monthly sibling support, quarterly strive support groups for carers of people with ARFID and Bulimia as well as a group for male carers and access to the members-only National strive Australia page providing connection with & support from fellow parents and carers all over Australia. Members will also receive discounts to eating disorder events and conferences. Daily online support through our striveFacebook pages and the opportunity to connect, share, learn and ask questions is another benefit of being part of our EDFA community.

Your membership helps EDFA with ongoing costs of running a not-for-profit organisation, and importantly, shows Government that families value, need and believe in this type of lived-experience support. Strength in numbers helps EDFA lobby as the collective voice of carers for  better services, treatments, access to expert clinicians and specialised ED units, to help our loved ones in their recovery journey and to acknowledge the impact of an eating disorder diagnosis on the entire family unit.

*please note EDFA membership is only available to people living in Australia.

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