EDQ Office Closure

EDQ will be closed from 12pm Friday, December 23rd 2022, to re-open at 9am on Tuesday, January 3rd 2023.

During this period, phones and email will not be monitored. As staff return, they will respond to all emails and phone messages. Please be mindful that individual staff may be away for different periods.

If you require assistance during this period, please contact the following organisations:

Butterfly Helpline: 1800 33 4673

Eating Disorder specific counselling, 8am to midnight (AEST/AEDT), 7 days a week. Closed Sunday, 25th December 2022, Monday, 26th December 2022, Tuesday, 27th December 2022,
Sunday, 1st January 2023 and Monday, 2nd January 2023

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467

Suicide Call Back Service offers free professional 24/7 telephone counselling support to people at risk of suicide, concerned about someone at risk, bereaved by suicide and people experiencing emotional or mental health issues.

Communify’s Safe Space Hub provides a holistic, supportive alternative to emergency departments for people experiencing some level of psychological distress. The Hub is currently open on weeknights from 5pm-9pm, and 9am-1pm on weekends.

MH Call: 1300 642 255

1300 MH CALL (1300 642255) is a confidential mental health telephone triage service that provides the first point of contact to public mental health services to Queenslanders. Assistance is available 24/7 and callers can receive support, information, advice and referrals.

Lifeline: 13 11 14

24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services

You may also find these vodcasts, tips, and resources are helpful as we enter the holiday season.
CEO Belinda Chelius joined Carer Leslee, and Lived Experience Speaker Laura to answer questions we received from clients and carers in a two-part conversation.


We wish you a safe and happy holiday season and look forward to seeing you in the new year!