Children who have a Parent with Mental Illness

Children who have a Parent with Mental Illness

Some members support a child or grandchild whose parent has been diagnosed with, or has symptoms of BPD. I know this causes more distress for you as you try to give the best care to the little one (or sometimes not so little!!) Here are links to some information that...
Mental Illness and Untidiness

Mental Illness and Untidiness

On Sunday I went to help my daughter tidy her room. Well it took me two hours to “find” the floor and the bench top in her room. I know that some of you also have similar problems with your children whatever their age. I have friends whose sons/daughters do not have...
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 to...
Listen to Voices of Lived Experience

Listen to Voices of Lived Experience

      See me. Feel me. Touch me. Heal me. – Pete Townsend This offering comes from the 2018 BPD Awareness Week campaign, from the Australian BPD Foundation collaborating with many other groups that support Australians with Borderline Personality...
Self Care Strategies

Self Care Strategies

Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you. — Katie Reed Almost anything works again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. – Anne Lamott This offering comes from the 2018 BPD Awareness Week campaign, from the...