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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Headspace run the Youth Early Psychosis Program (YEPP), an early intervention service where clinicians can visit someone at home or in the ED.read more
Dear Sanctuary members. My granddaughters tell me it is only three more sleeps till Christmas morning so it is definitely time I wrote to you all with my Christmas thoughts and wishes. I must admit I have been struggling with how to wish you...read more
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
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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
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