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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On Sunday I went to help my daughter tidy her room. Well it took me two hours to “find” the floor and the bench top in her room. I know that some of you also have similar problems with your children whatever their age. I have friends whose sons/daughters...read more
Part 2 of the NEA's webinar about the Family Connections® course and how it can help. This was broadcast on-line on 5 December 2018. Here is a recording of the webinar The panel discussion featured Cassie Choo, person with lived experience of BPD, Carissa...read more
The November Sanctuary meeting was on Tuesday, November 13, from 4 to 6pm at Skylight, 5 Cooke Tce Wayville.
Video Educational Session
Emerging BPD and Youth Working Group
Floorplan of the new BPD Centre on Greenhill Rdread more
Janne McMahon has been advocating for better services for people living with BPD and their carers for many years. She was awarded the 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize, along with Professor Gavin Andrews.
They were interviewed on the ABC radio program All in the Mindread more
From Family Trauma to Family Support System Harriet P. Lefley, Phd Families’ Experiences With Mental Illness The body of research on families’ experience when one member has a mental illness suggests pervasive problems across diagnoses. There are...read more
Family Perspectives on Borderline Personality Disorder Dixianne Penney, Dr. P.H. Patricia Woodward, M.A.T. A first encounter with borderline personality disorder (BPD) is likely to leave one reeling: a call from the emergency room or a counsellor at school...read more
Suicidal and Self-Injurious Behaviour in Borderline Personality Disorder Barbara Stanley, Ph.D. Beth S. Brodsky, Ph.D. Deliberately inflicted self-harm in the context of borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be disturbing, frightening, and shame provoking to...read more
InDaily News ran this story by Bension Siebert on 9 October 2018: BPD Centre for Excellence to be located near Adelaide CBD A centre of excellence for the treatment of people with borderline personality disorder will be set up on Greenhill Road, just...read more
1800 013 755 is a new after hours telephone support service at Skylight.
The new Lived Experience Telephone Support Service (LETSS) phone line aims to assist people to access mental health support during the hours of 5pm – 11:30pm, 365 days a year.read more
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