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October 2018 Sanctuary Meeting – Kirsty Burns

Kirsty Burns was the Guest Speaker at our Sanctuary meeting on Tuesday, October 9.

Kirsty Burns works in the Short stay Unit (Mental Health) at Flinders Medical Centre . She explained what happens in the Emergency Department when we take our family member there, who gets to see them to assess them and how do they get to see a psychiatrist, if at all. To help us understand how the system works and whether our expectations are unrealistic to fit in with hospital protocol and reduce some of the frustrations we experience.

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Listen to Voices of Lived Experience

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

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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Busting Myths about BPD

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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A Beep from the Border

Are you curious ... what is BPD?   Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD (or The Beep when it is interfering with my plans) This offering comes from the 2018 BPD Awareness Week campaign, from the Australian BPD Foundation collaborating with many other...

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Opening Event – BPD Awareness Week – 3 October 2018

The Opening Event of BPD Awareness Week 2018 on Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Opened by SA Minister of Health Stephen Wade MLC and addressed by Tammy Franks, Greens MLC. Lived experience advocates Aaron and Tanya spoke about BPD and their paths to recovery.

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