Sanctuary BPD Carers Blog
BPD Awareness Week 2021 runs from October 1st to 7th in Australia
The theme is Discover Creative Wellbeing
Instead of our usual Tuesday meeting, Sanctuary members are invited to a free Picnic Lunch in Karrayarta Park, to celebrate BPD Awareness Week.
Sunday, October 3, at 12 noon (South Australian time) near 2 Karrayarta Drive, Glenside.
IPS supports people with mental illness to gain and maintain employment.
Evidence shows IPS is far more effective than traditional methods
Ellie Heard (Social Worker, Eastern Community Mental Health Centre) and Tim Wiseman (Regional IPS Coordinator, Community Bridging Services Inc.) spoke about IPS programs, currently delivered at Eastern and Western Community Mental Health Centres
Sanctuary endorses the National Consensus Statement by, with and for people impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder,
that advocates for timely and equitable access to appropriate treatment and support for everyone impacted by BPD.
You are invited to add your own support for the statement, here
Skylight and Carers SA outlined the assistance available to carers of people living with borderline personality disorder (BPD)
We re-visited the topic of ambiguous grief and its impact on carers.
Joy Anasta originally introduced this topic to us in June.
It was very useful to explore further together, this unique form of grief that we experience as carers.
Joy Anasta spoke about the loss and grief experienced by carers, particularly ambiguous loss.
Our triumphant return to face-to-face meetings – our first since COVID restrictions began!
We watched a video exploring four different presentations of Borderline Personality Disorder.
Dr Martha Kent spoke about the basics of BPD, and the challenges and recommendations for carers
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