Surviving Christmas Resources

Although Christmas is an amazing and joyful time of year for many, unfortunately it is not the same for others. It is a period where many that are suffering with an eating disorder get anxious due to the many aspects associated with Christmas, including the focus on food. We have put together a list of the many resources, tips and blog posts BodyMatters have spread over the year below:


There are also a wide range of services available over this period that you are able to contact:

  • Lifeline: A crisis support service that provides short term support at any time for people who are having difficulty coping or staying safe.
    13 11 14

  • The Butterfly Foundation: Our national eating disorder service when you need someone to understand what you’re going through, or feel heard, or practice new skills they provide counselling support
    1800 ED HOPE (1800 33 4673)

  • Kids Helpline: A free, private and confidential phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25 years old
    1800 33 1800

  • Beyond Blue: Provides support on a range of mental health issues and is available via phone, online via chat or email
    1300 22 4636 

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