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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 Bension Siebert on 9 October 2018: BPD Centre for Excellence to be located near Adelaide CBD A centre of excellence for the treatment of people with borderline personality disorder will be set up on Greenhill Road, just...read 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
Sanctuary member Liz Hodgman was interviewed by presenter Paul Richards on Radio 5AA on Monday 1 October at 2:30pm (SA time). Here is a recording of Liz' interview: Sanctuary convenor Judy Burke and Aaron Fornarino spoke to Sonja Feldhoff on Radio...read more
From Stephen Wade, Minister for Health and Wellbeing, 17 August 2018 State Government investing in better services for South Australians living with Borderline Personality Disorder The Marshall Liberal Government provided $10 million funding...read more
ABC Radio National aired this story on All in the Mind on 2nd September 2018: Mothering and mental illness Having children can be wonderful but there’s no doubt that parenting can be challenging, especially for women with mental illness. We hear about the...read more
ABC Radio National aired this story on All in the Mind on 18th February 2018: Borderline Personality Disorder: stigma to strength Borderline Personality Disorder is the cause of deep pain. It creates impulsiveness, emotional instability, and trouble with...read more
ABC Radio National aired this story on All in the Mind on 25th February 2018: BPD and healing relationships Borderline Personality Disorder is a common mental illness which causes deep pain and tumultuous relationships. People say it feels like they’ve got...read more
This story was published in ABC News, 30 October 2017 Borderline personality disorder patients to benefit from new Centre of Excellence There are thousands of South Australians with BPD and many struggle to get the psychiatric help they need. Families,...read more
ABC Radio National aired this story on All in the Mind on 23rd November 2014: Borderline personality disorder—what works? If you are in deep emotional pain the last thing you want to hear is that you are untreatable. Well that’s very often the...read more
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