Sanctuary BPD Carers Blog


Sanctuary members regularly contribute to this blog with information of interest to Carers of people with BPD.
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BPD Awareness Week 2019

BPD Awareness Week runs from October 1st to 7th 2019.

This year’s theme for BPD Awareness Week is Best Practice Deserved.

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Report – Carer Perspectives on ED nursing for a person with BPD

This report examined the experiences of carers and people we care for with a diagnosis of BPD, and their perspectives on emergency care when a crisis arises.
It was an Honours project supported by the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Research Group, and undertaken in consultation with the Sanctuary BPD Carers Support Group, SA.

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When you can never be enough

Dr Margaret Rutherford talks about the exhaustion and guilt that can be felt by someone who’s trying to love a person with BPD. She offer nine strategies to try to ease the guilt

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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.