Galway Support Group Twice Monthly From January

December 21, 2009

The Bodywhys Galway Support Group for people affected by eating disorders will run twice monthly from January 2010. The groups will take place on the first and third Monday of every month (Tuesdays in the case of Bank Holidays). In January, group dates are the 4th and 20th. Groups are located at the MS Society, […]

Bodywhys Services This Christmas

December 9, 2009

The Bodywhys Helpline will be closed on December 24th, 25th, 26th and January 1st. BodywhysConnect online support groups will take place on January 6th   Bodywhys Support Groups will take place: In Dublin on December 16th, January 6th and January 20th In Galway on January 4th and January 18th In Carlow on January 6th The […]

Coping with Christmas – Tips now online

December 8, 2009

Christmas can be a particularly tough time for anyone affected by an eating disorder. Bodywhys have compiled a list of Christmas Tips to help you through the coming weeks. Don’t forget our Helpline is open seven days for anyone in need of additional support!

Bodywhys launch new Eating Disorders Resource for Parents

October 22, 2009

Bodywhys – the Eating Disorders Association of Ireland – today launched a booklet offering information and support to the parents of those affected by eating disorders. The booklet – “Eating Disorders – A Resource for Parents” – gives a broad range of information about identifying and understanding eating disorders, as well as answering some of […]

Focus on Recovery Exhibition opens this Thursday

October 19, 2009

Bodywhys will hold an art and photography exhibition in the Oisín Gallery, Westland Row, from Thursday 22nd to Saturday 31st of October.The exhibition, entitled “Focus on Recovery” will feature photography by Yvette Monahan, with artwork by Richard Kelly. The photography takes the form of portraits of a range of subjects who have been affected by […]

Bodywhys is recruiting a Youth Development Officer

September 4, 2009

Bodywhys are currently recruiting a Youth Development Officer. Full details and an application form are available below. Closing date for applications: Completed application forms should be returned to Mary Crean at info@bodywhys.ie or Bodywhys, P.O. Box 105, Blackrock, Co. Dublin by 5pm on Fri 25th Sept 2009. If you have any queries regarding this position […]

Waterford Information Event

September 1, 2009

An information and volunteer recruitment evening will be held in the Tower Hotel, The Mall, Waterford on Thursday, September 24th at 7:30pm. Volunteer recruitment for a new local support group will take place on the night. Entry is free and open to all. For more information, email Bodywhys head office or call (01) 283 4963 […]

Waterford Information Evening

September 1, 2009

An information and volunteer recruitment evening will be held in the Tower Hotel, The Mall, Waterford on Thursday, September 24th at 7:30pm. Find out where to find support, how to approach someone who may be affected by an eating disorder, and what services are available. Volunteer recruitment for a new local support group will take […]

Bodywhys need volunteers in Waterford

August 31, 2009

Volunteer support group facilitators are currently being sought in the Waterford area. Interested parties should attend the information and volunteer recruitment evening at the Tower Hotel, Waterford on September 24th. Further information on volunteering with Bodywhys is available here.

Helpline Closed this Bank Holiday Monday

July 31, 2009

The Bodywhys Helpline will be closed this Monday because of the Bank Holiday. Helpline hours over the coming days are as follows: Saturday: 11am-1pm Sunday: 7pm-9pm Monday: Closed Tuesday: 12:30-2:30pm Also please note that the Galway support group will take place on Tuesday, August 4th, at 7:30pm at the MS Society, Raleigh Row, Galway

Thanks to our Mini Marathon Team!

June 5, 2009

Many thanks to everyone who participated in Monday’s Mini Marathon on behalf of Team Bodywhys.

Bodywhys AGM 3rd June 2009

May 20, 2009

The Bodywhys Annual General Meeting will be held on June 3rd 2009 at 7:30pm in the Boardroom at St John of God Hospital, Stillorgan. Further details are available from Bodywhys head office.

Bodywhys Dublin Group for Family and Friends – Twice monthly from May

May 20, 2009

The Bodywhys Dublin Support Group for Family and Friends will be running twice monthly from May onwards. Meetings will take place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, at 7:30pm.

Call for Volunteers in Drogheda, Galway and Carlow

April 21, 2009

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Helpline Open This Saturday

April 1, 2009

The Bodywhys Helpline is now open seven days per week – click on the link below for full details. Mondays              07:30pm – 09:30pm Tuesdays             12:30pm – 02:30pm Wednesdays        07:30pm – 09:30pm Thursdays            10:00am – 12:00pm Fridays                12:30pm – […]

Bodywhys Galway Group relaunches March 2nd

March 2, 2009

The Bodywhys Galway support group for people affected by eating disorders will be relaunching this Monday evening at 7:30pm. The group has moved to a new venue at the MS Society, Raleigh Row. For full details of all of our support groups go here.

Don’t let an eating disorder distort your Christmas!

February 6, 2009

Christmas can be a paricularly difficult time for a person affected by an eating disorder. It is important to seek support at this time. The Bodywhys Helpline (1800 200 444) will be open until December 23rd and will open again on December 28th. Text ‘support‘ to 53305 for details of Helpline opening hours.   Bodywhys’ […]

Bodywhys Helpline Open This Saturday

February 6, 2009

For the months of February and March, Bodywhys will be piloting a helpline service on Saturdays from 11:00am-1:00pm Full details of all helpline hours are available here