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The Australian BPD Foundation have a petition to increase Medicare-funded visits for BPD and other complex mental health conditions.
You can support them by signing the petition online.read more
After years of tragedy and neglect, a treatment centre for South Australians with BPD – InDaily News Story
InDaily News ran this story by Bension Siebert on 7 June 2019: BPD Collaborative (BPD Co) launched on 7 June 2019, South Australia’s new centre for the treatment of borderline personality disorder – a condition long-neglected in the state’s public health system and which has cost many young lives.read more
Janne McMahon has been advocating for better services for people living with BPD and their carers for many years. She was awarded the 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize, along with Professor Gavin Andrews.
They were interviewed on the ABC radio program All in the Mindread more
InDaily News ran this story by Stephanie Richards on 5 October 2018: Advocates call for improved services at BPD Centre for Excellence Borderline personality disorder advocates have called on the State Government to fund a family support...read more
I am once again sending you info about this study that Kristy is undertaking to try to improve the ED experience for us when we take our family member in crisis to an Emergency Department at a public hospital. You are invited to participate in a UniSA...read more
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