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What is an eating disorder?

By NEDC Australia

Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses; they are not a lifestyle choice or a diet gone ‘too far.’ Eating disorders are associated with significant physical complications and increased mor...

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Eating disorders risk factors

By NEDC Australia

What causes an eating disorder? The factors that contribute to the onset of an eating disorder are complex. No single cause of eating disorders has been identified; however, known contributing risk factors in...

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What is Anorexia Nervosa?

By NEDC Australia

Download Anorexia Nervosa Fact Sheet Anorexia Nervosa is characterised by persistent energy intake restriction, intense fear of gaining weight and disturbance in self perceived weight or shape. For ...

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Moving to get better psychological care and rebuild my life

By Jessica

I grew up a witness to family violence and that pushed me into severe mental illness. But my mum, the strongest person I know, always did her best to help and protect me. She's my best friend. When I was 15,...

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what defines beauty

By Lily

t’s a word we use almost every day to compare ourselves to others, judge others and to make a choice over which product to try based on its better-looking packaging. However, not one of us knows exactly what “beau...

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Questions to ask before giving up

By TINO Crew

Everything Is Awful and I’m Not Okay: questions to ask before giving up  We came across this fantastic list of questions and actions to take if things are feeling really awful and you just feel like giving up. It...

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Tune Your Mood

Our music section is about helping you to think about the positive ways and impact of your music engagement. What music is helpful? Which songs positively impact you? Which are perhaps not so helpful? Explore playlists other young people have created as a positive tool for certain times in their day...

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Have Fun

Get a soundtrack for your fun times whether chilling with friend, partying, road trip, or any fun time. Explore playlists which other young people have created as a background soundtrack to good times.

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Have Timeout

Even when we can’t physically go somewhere different, music can still help us have timeout. Explore playlists which other young people have created to help them have some timeout...

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Activate Me

Music that presses your energy button and gets you up and moving. Explore playlists which other young people have created to help them get active ...

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