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Thoughts for Christmas 2019

Thoughts for Christmas 2019

With a loved one who lives with the ups and downs of BPD, Christmas can be a less than happy time, with family who don’t understand the emotions she/he may be feeling at this time …

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On Loneliness

On Loneliness

Professor Sharon Lawn shares her very personal experience caring for her husband who has significant mental illness and psychosocial disability. 

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Report – Carer Perspectives on ED nursing for a person with BPD

Report – Carer Perspectives on ED nursing for a person with BPD

This report examined the experiences of carers and people we care for with a diagnosis of BPD, and their perspectives on emergency care when a crisis arises.
It was an Honours project supported by the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Research Group, and undertaken in consultation with the Sanctuary BPD Carers Support Group, SA.

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Webinar: The Impact of Suicidality on Family and Friends

Webinar: The Impact of Suicidality on Family and Friends

On Thursday 25 July 2019, a webinar from NEA.BPD for family members who have experienced, witnessed or learned about their loved one’s suicide attempt and may have increased distress, grief, overwhelming worry or fear about their loved one’s safety, increased alertness or hypervigilance, and uncertainty about how to respond to their loved one’s behaviour.

Family members often find themselves anticipating the next crisis, without a chance to recover or process the previous one.

The Special Guest presenter is Dr. Luciana Payne, Ph.D, a Clinical Psychologist at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

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Please Listen – a poem

Please Listen – a poem

When I ask that you listen to me, and you give advice, you have not heard what I ask of you When I ask that you listen to me, and you tell me why I shouldn’t feel as I do, you are trampling on my feelings When I ask you to listen to me, and you feel you have to find...

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Christmas Wishes 2018

Christmas Wishes 2018

Dear Sanctuary members. My granddaughters tell me it is only three more sleeps till Christmas morning so it is definitely time I wrote to you all with my Christmas thoughts and wishes. I must admit I have been struggling with how to wish you...

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Self-harm and BPD, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

Self-harm and BPD, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

Suicidal and Self-Injurious Behaviour in Borderline Personality Disorder Barbara Stanley, Ph.D. Beth S. Brodsky, Ph.D.   Deliberately inflicted self-harm in the context of borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be disturbing, frightening, and shame provoking...

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