Call our National Helpline on 01-2107906 or email alex@bodywhys.ie

November 25th 2022 – Coping with Christmas

November 7, 2022

This webinar is for those who want to learn how they can support a person with an eating disorder around this time. To book, please email Ruby on: info@bodywhys.ie.

PiLaR programme for family members and friends: November 2022

October 27, 2022

Our next PiLaR programme for family members and friends begins on: Thursday, November 10th, from 7:30pm-9:30pm. For bookings, please contact: pilar@bodywhys.ie

NEW: Virtual Support Groups (18+)

October 5, 2022

Training for teachers and school support staff: October 19th 2022

September 16, 2022

Bodywhys is delighted to offer a training workshop for school support staff who would like to learn how to therapeutically support students with eating disorders.

Career Opportunity – Office Manager with Bodywhys

September 1, 2022

PiLaR programme for family members and friends: Sept 2022

August 18, 2022

Our next PiLaR programme for family members and friends begins on: Wednesday, Sept 7th, from 7pm-9pm. For bookings, please contact: pilar@bodywhys.ie  

European Council on Eating Disorders (ECED) Conference – September 2022

July 20, 2022

Plans are well in advance at this stage for the ECED General Meeting and Conference in Belfast from September 22nd – 24th. It has been decided to extend the early registration rate up until July 29th.

New Maudsley Carer Skills podcast

July 12, 2022

We recently launched a new podcast mini-series, focusing on the New Maudsley Carer Skills, featuring interviews with Jenny Langley. You can listen on Anchor or via your podcast app, search for Bodywhys.    

Body Image and Society (BIaS) – UCD event – August 2022

June 30, 2022

We are looking forward to collaborating with UCD Body Cognition Lab on this upcoming event, Body Image and Society (BIaS) funded by The Irish Research Council.

Bodywhys – Pride webinar event June 27th 2022 – Recording Now Available.

June 14, 2022

🌈 We are pleased to have hosted this webinar for Pride Month – ‘In Pride: Opening a Conversation’, a panel discussion focusing on body image and eating disorders within in the LGBTQIA+ community. You can watch back the recording here.

PiLaR programme for family members and friends: June 2022

June 7, 2022

Our next PiLaR programme for family members and friends begins on: Thursday, June 16th, from 7pm-9pm. For bookings, please contact: pilar@bodywhys.ie

New Men’s Online Support Group

May 31, 2022

We are excited to launch our new online support group for men during Mens Health Week 2022.

Linn Dara Beds – Statement from Bodywhys 23/05/22

May 23, 2022

Bodywhys – the Eating Disorders Association of Ireland has requested Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD, to intervene immediately over the closure of 11 CAMHS beds at Linn Dara Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit in West Dublin, due to a staffing crisis. This is a specialist inpatient unit […]

New Guidance Published – Medical Emergencies in Eating Disorders (MEED Guidelines)

May 23, 2022

Bodywhys welcomes this new publication by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Upcoming PiLaR programme: May 2022

April 25, 2022

Our next PiLaR programme for family members and friends begins on: Thursday morning, May 5th, from 10 am -12 noon. For bookings, please contact: pilar@bodywhys.ie

Systematic Review of Digital Body Image Interventions

April 1, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Ciara Mahon and Dr. Veya Seekis on the publication of their systematic review of Digital Body Image interventions in Frontiers in Global Women’s Health. The link to the article can be found here: https://bit.ly/3NE5Bcp

Upcoming PiLaR programme: March 2022

March 21, 2022

Our next PiLaR programme for family members and friends begins on: Thursday, March 24th, from 7pm-9pm. For bookings, please contact: pilar@bodywhys.ie

Training for teachers and school support staff

February 15, 2022

Bodywhys is delighted to offer a training workshop for school support staff who would like to learn how to therapeutically support students with eating disorders.

Friday March 4 – Online Conference: Eating Disorder presentations and management during COVID-19 – Lucena Clinic

February 10, 2022

Conference: Eating Disorder presentations and management during COVID-19

Friday 4th March from 9:00am – 3:30pm, Lucena Clinic, Orwell Rd, Rathgar, Dublin 6 & On-line

Thursday March 3 – Speaking Up – Men and Eating Disorders, Bodywhys webinar

February 9, 2022

Wednesday March 2 – HSE – Recognising and Managing Medical Emergencies in Eating Disorders

February 9, 2022

Part of EDAW 2022 Focus: Recognising and Managing Medical Emergencies in Eating Disorders National Clinical Programme for Eating Disorders (NCP-ED) 9am-4:55pm Registration details

Marie Devine: RIP

February 9, 2022

Tuesday March 1 – Bodywhys evening webinar, in partnership with See Change

February 9, 2022

Monday February 28: ARFID: Aetiology, Subcategories, Treatment and Clinical Cases webinar

February 8, 2022

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022: 28 February – 6 March

February 8, 2022

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022 (EDAW 2022)

1890 numbers are no longer in use in Ireland

January 25, 2022

Reminder: 1890 numbers are no longer in use in Ireland – our helpline is available on 01-2107906

Upcoming PiLaR programme: February 2022

January 20, 2022

Our next PiLaR programme for family members takes place on: Friday, February 4th, from 10am-12pm. For bookings, please contact: pilar@bodywhys.ie

Statement Regarding Operation Transformation – 05/01/22

January 5, 2022

We are aware of concerns regarding Operation Transformation, this is our statement.