Publications and Resources

Eating Disorders - Working Creatively with Meals

Develop new ways to utilize meals in treatment to enhance outcome. Meals can be used in many ways with multiple purposes.

EDANZ is an incorporated society established to provide support and education for parents and caregivers of people with eating disorders in New Zealand. This website aims to provide a comprehensive resource for parents and carers of peopple with eating disorders.
"Calm, pleasure and satisfaction is what most people experience after eating. But for people with eating disorders, food brings anxiety, disturbance and noise. Dr. Hill takes a look from the inside out from the "sound" to the biology of these diseases and how the future holds a different approach to manage the illness while bringing these patients hope."
Eating Disorders in Young Men

Amanda Brennan, Physiotherapist, South Island Eating Disorders Service (Presented at the Young People and Eating Disorders Day, 26 February 2015)

"This video provides strategies to help parents and families provide structure and support to youth with eating disorders before, during and after meals."
Engaging Fathers

Louise Keown, PhD
Parenting Research Group
The University of Auckland

Evidence Based Age Appropriate Interventions

A guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. January 2008

Evidence-based, age-appropriate interventions: a guide for child and adolescent mental health services (2nd ed.)

This is the second edition of this popular resource, finding that interventions available for the treatment of child and youth with mental health d

Exemplar: The wellbeing and mental health of the next generation

Dr Luci Falconer, The Werry Centre

Exploring medication, standard treatments, nutrition and micronutrients in ADHD

Julia Rucklidge, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of Canterbury

The Families Commission acts as an advocate for the interests of families and promotes a better understanding of family issues.
Family and Community Services are a service of the Ministry of Social Development. The website has information and resources for individuals, families/whanau and communities.