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Eating Disorders: First Aid Guidelines

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These guidelines outline first aid strategies for assisting adults who may be developing or experiencing an Eating Disorder. The guidelines were developed based on expert opinion of health professionals, consumers, and carers from Australia. The guidelines give an overview of Eating Disorder, identify behavioural, psychological, and physical warning signs, discuss how to respond to an individual who is at risk or experiencing an Eating Disorder, and provide guidance on what to do in an emergency.

Mental Health First Aid Australia
Mental Health First Aid Australia
Mental Health First Aid Australia
Level 6, 369 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052
03 9079 0200

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