Eating Disorders

In general, patients with an eating disorder ( including but not exclusively Anorexia Nervosa ) under 18 years should be referred to ELMHS at Monash Health 1300 369 012. NB for other mental health conditions ELMHS only accepts referrals up to the age of 16 years.

Due to the complexity of the mental and physical issues in Anorexia Nervosa (AN), AN specific pathways have been developed.

Anorexia Nervosa Pathway Under 18 years 2015

 

In general, patients with an eating disorder ( including but not exclusively Anorexia Nervosa )  18 years and over likely to require specialist services in the public system should be referred to Peninsula Health 1300 792 977 for initial assessment and referral to Monash Health. Direct referrals to Monash Health from GPs for adults will not be accepted.

Due to the complexity of the mental and physical issues in Anorexia Nervosa (AN),  AN specific pathways have been developed

Anorexia Nervosa Pathway 18 years and over 2015

 

The Butterfly Foundation  

Support for Australians experiencing eating disorders. Information for patients, families and health professionals.