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New Men’s Online Support Group

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

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)

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

Bodywhys Podcast 2022 – Episode 4

Trigger warning: This podcast discusses suicidal feelings. If you have been affected by anything you have heard, please contact Samaritans on 116 123 or visit their website on In this podcast, we speak to Irish journalists about their experience of covering sensitive topics such as eating disorders. Please find our media guidelines here: You can find […]

Bodywhys Podcast 2022 – Episode 3

For our latest podcast, we hear voices from the Bodywhys team during Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022.  You can find the podcast on our Anchor or SoundCloud.

Systematic Review of Digital Body Image Interventions

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:

Marie Devine: RIP

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022: 28 February – 6 March

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022 (EDAW 2022)

1890 numbers are no longer in use in Ireland

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

Statement Regarding Operation Transformation – 05/01/22

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