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How Borderline Personality Disorder Affects the First 15 Minutes of My Day by Jody Betty. Jody is a writer dealing with borderline personality disorder, depression and anxiety. She is a suicide attempt survivor, childhood domestic violence survivor and...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
Here is a recording of Aaron Fornarino speaking at our January 2018 Sanctuary meeting about his life with BPD and his subsequent recovery.read more
One of our members asked for info to help siblings who live with a brother or sister diagnosed with a mental illness and when I read this Fact Sheet, Siblings and Mental Health, from Centacare and Siblings Australia, I thought others might find it useful as well.
Share it with any siblings who are struggling with their brother or sister.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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This website is produced by members of the Sanctuary Support Group. We are not mental health professionals nor clinicians. We are ordinary people who care for someone with BPD. This website is a collection of information that we have found helpful or of interest in the context of our own lived experiences. The content of this website is not a substitute for independent professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.