News Archive

Bob Burke

Sanctuary members sadly farewell Bob Burke. We will miss him, but celebrate his life, for he made a difference. Bob was a true gentle-man, an exceptional leader and a passionate advocate for Borderline Personality Disorder in SA. In lieu of flowers the family would...

Family Connections – Bowden – July 2017

FREE EVENING BOWDEN FAMILY CONNECTIONS PROGRAM!! The free education and support group commences in Bowden SA on Wednesday 26th July 6.30-8.30pm, and is for people who have a loved one who experiences BPD. If you, or someone you know would like to participate in the...

Family Connections – Glandore – March

Adelaide Carers! The Glandore Family Connections starts Wednesday March 1st 2017 from 6.30-8.30pm, and will run for 12 weeks! If you, or someone you know, has a loved one who experiences BPD, or BPD symptoms, they can attend this free course! Register via our website...

Family Connections – Bowden – Feb 8/May 10

FREE EVENING BOWDEN FAMILY CONNECTIONS PROGRAM!! The free education and support group commences in Bowden SA on Wednesday 8th February 6.30-8.30pm, and is for people who have a loved one who experiences BPD. If you, or someone you know would like to participate in the...

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...

Family Connections – Noarlunga

FREE BPD CARER PROGRAM IN ADELAIDE FROM JAN 16th!! Free education and support program for BPD carers available in Noarlunga Centre, Adelaide! If you, or someone you know, has a loved one who experiences BPD, our 12 week Family Connections program will begin Monday...

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....

BPD National Conference

The 6th National BPD Conference, “Achieving Recovery Together”, will be held in Sydney on Thursday 6th October, and will feature a number of leading Australian authorities on BPD. Several Sanctuary members will be attending. See http://bpdfoundation.org.au/ for...