Sanctuary Blog

Sanctuary members regularly contribute to this blog with information of interest to Carers of people with BPD.
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Calling for Family Connections Leaders

By Robyn Pendergrast, Sanctuary Member. Since doing the Family Connections course, my relationship with my daughter has improved significantly, the number of triggers are reduced and she has spent far less time dysregulated or recovering from dysregulation.   For me,...

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Self-harm and BPD, by Gunderson and Hoffman – Publication

Deliberately inflicted self-harm in the context of borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be disturbing, frightening, and shame provoking to individuals who engage in it, to their families, and to the clinicians who care for them. This behaviour is particularly...

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November 2018 Sanctuary Meeting – 13 November

The next Sanctuary meeting will be on Tuesday, November 13, from 4 to 6pm at Skylight, 5 Cooke Tce Wayville. Stay tuned - the Guest Speaker will be announced shortly! Remember if you arrive after 5pm, ring 0410 507 998 so we can let you in downstairs via...

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Lived Experience Telephone Support Service 1800 013 755

Here is a new after hours telephone support service at Skylight. A great new idea and what has been greatly needed.  Make use of it for yourselves and pass it on to the person you care for. Judy   The new Lived Experience Telephone Support Service (LETSS)...

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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 Disorder (BPD)....

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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...

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