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Norman Swan and Tegan Taylor report that the enduring stigma around BPD means it often goes unrecognised or not properly treated and many fall through the cracks .
Amongst their interviews are Dr Martha Kent with a history of advocacy for better services in South Australia
Sanctuary endorses the National Consensus Statement by, with and for people impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder,
that advocates for timely and equitable access to appropriate treatment and support for everyone impacted by BPD.
You are invited to add your own support for the statement, here
The Australian BPD Foundation have a petition to increase Medicare-funded visits for BPD and other complex mental health conditions.
You can support them by signing the petition online.
After years of tragedy and neglect, a treatment centre for South Australians with BPD – InDaily News Story
InDaily News ran this story by Bension Siebert on 7 June 2019: BPD Collaborative (BPD Co) launched on 7 June 2019, South Australia’s new centre for the treatment of borderline personality disorder – a condition long-neglected in the state’s public health system and which has cost many young lives.
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 Mind
InDaily News ran this story by Stephanie Richards on 5 October 2018: Advocates call for improved services at BPD Centre for Excellence Borderline personality disorder advocates have called on the State Government to fund a family support...
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