What is Bulimia?
Bulimia nervosa is a serious mental illness and is defined by repeated episodes of binge eating followed by compensatory behaviours.
Bulimia Carer Support Group
strive Carer Support Groups:
- provide a safe, supportive place for carers to meet 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.
Save the Dates!
19 October 2022
The national online strive Bulimia Carer Support Group will run quarterly on the third Wednesday of the month at 8:00pm AEDT.
The Zoom link is available to EDFA members logged into the website here.
|Features||Non-Member $0||Member $25p/yr|
|24/7 Daily Support Forum|
|National Carer Support Groups for carers of loved ones with any eating disorder|
|Special Carer Support Groups' (ARFID - run monthly, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder - run quarterly)|
|Support Groups (run quarterly)|
|strive4Men - A group for male carers, and those who identify as male (run quarterly)|
|Siblings Support Group|
|Twice Monthly Education Sessions with experts from the eating disorder field and those with lived experience|
|Access to Member Only Content|
|Access to Digital Library - Webinar recordings (over 120 hours)|
|Member Recommendations - GP's, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Dietitians, Peer Mentors, Recovery Coaches and More. Updated monthly.|
|strive Monthly topic sheets and talking points|
|Downloadable EDucational Resources|
|Discounts to events and conferences|
|A voice of change in the ED space|
Become a member of EDFA for $25 per year (Australian Carers Only)
EDFA is a proud not-for-profit, predominantly 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:
A range of resources in our Member Only section of the website including Educational Recordings, Member Recommended Clinicians and Services, and more.
Over 70 support groups and education sessions per year. including:
Twice monthly education sessions
strive Carer Support Groups for carers of loved ones with any type of eating disorder (run three times each month)
strive ARFID Carer Support Group (run monthly)
strive bulimia nervosa Carer Support Group (run quarterly)
strive binge eating disorder Carer Support Group (run quarterly)
strive4Men Carer Support Group (run quarterly) – a group for male carers
siblings Support Group (run monthly) – a group for siblings of those with an eating disorder
daily online support through our private strive Australia Facebook Group and the opportunity to connect, share, learn and ask questions is another benefit of being part of our EDFA community.
discounts to eating disorder events and conferences
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 eating disorder 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.