Recovery in BPD – online survey

JOURNEYS TO RECOVERY Australian survey wanting insights from people who live with BPD http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/journeystorecoveryBPD This study looks at the recovery processes involved in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) through the perspectives of...

Validation Vs Tough Love

At times, carers of people living with BPD have asked me if tough love is what they should be doing to help the person they care for, to make them “grow up”, or to give them ultimatums if they don’t change their behaviours. I have always answered...

Christmas Thoughts

Hi Everyone, Bob and I struggled with our Christmas message to you all, trying to find the right words to let you know we were thinking of you all at this time of the year, and most of all to help those of you who are apprehensive about Christmas to realise that you...

New Action Plan for BPD in South Australia

The Consultation Draft of the new BPD Action Plan has been published on the Mental Health Commission’s website, and will shortly be presented to the Hon Leesa Vlahos MP, Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Sanctuary has a representative on this committee....

Margaret Tobin Awards

South Australia’s premier Mental Health Excellence Awards will be presented at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday 11th October. One of Sanctuary’s founders and facilitators, Bob Burke, is listed among the finalists. For further details, including how to register to attend, see:...