The Eating Disorder Alliance of Australia (EDAA), applauds the appointment of Associate Professor Ruth Vine, and reiterates the need for the inclusion of eating disorders in responding to COVID-19.

The Eating Disorder Alliance of Australia (EDAA) representing the voice of consumers, carers and health care professionals, today, welcomed the announcement of the first Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Mental Health.

The appointment of former chief psychiatrist of Victoria, Ruth Vine, acknowledges the profound impact that COVID-19 is having on the mental health of Australians, particularly so closely following the bushfires earlier this year.

Read the full EDAA response here.