Press Releases

  • Range of services remain vital in supporting people affected by eating disorders

    August 2, 2017

    Bodywhys: The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland can report a 10% increase in use of the organisation’s support services in 2016. This includes: A 33% increase in email support requests. A 30% increase in attendance at face-to-face support groups....

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  • ‘To The Bone’ from Netflix, statement by Bodywhys

    July 10, 2017

    Bodywhys is aware of the discussion that has arisen in relation to the Netflix film, To The Bone which will be released on July 14th. The film, rated for those aged 15 and older, focuses on a 20 year...

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  • Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017

    February 27, 2017

    Breaking stereotypes key to combating eating disorders Eating Disorders Awareness Week February 27nd – March 5th 2017 Bodywhys: The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland can report that in 2016: There was a 57% increase in email support requests. That...

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  • 10% increase in usage of eating disorder support services

    August 8, 2016

    Bodywhys: The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland can report in 2015 there was: A 48% overall increase in support emails A 19% increase in attendance at face-to-face support groups Compared to 2014, in 2015 there was 19% increase email...

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  • Irish National Eating Disorders Conference 2016

    February 22, 2016

    Stanford research expert to discuss latest digital technologies in prevention and treatment of eating disorders Irish National Eating Disorders Conference: February 27th, 2016 Conference director Gerard Butcher, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, said: “Researcher and clinician Professor Megan Jones, Stanford University,...

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  • Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2016

    February 22, 2016

    Support requests show occurrence of eating disorders not confined to teenagers Eating Disorders Awareness Week February 22nd-28th 2016 #edaw2016 Bodywhys: The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland can report in 2015 there was: An 89% increase in helpline calls concerning...

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