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January 2023 Sanctuary Meeting – January 10

January 2023 Sanctuary Meeting – January 10

 
January’s Sanctuary meeting will be on Tuesday, January 10, at 6.00pm (South Australian time) at 2 Karrayarta Drive, Glenside.

New members are welcome

BPD Carers can attend in person or on-line

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March 2022 Sanctuary Meeting – Anne Barbara

March 2022 Sanctuary Meeting – Anne Barbara

 
Anne Barbara spoke about the South Australian Health system, from her perspective working as a Carer Consultant. When things aren’t going the way we think they need to go, it can be a harrowing experience. Anne shared some ideas about what to do and who to talk to.

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February 2022 Sanctuary Meeting

February 2022 Sanctuary Meeting

An open discussion about what BPD is, how it affects the family and how we might help. We watched a video called Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder from BPDVideo.

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January 2022 Sanctuary Meeting

January 2022 Sanctuary Meeting

An open discussion about how Christmas went, and how we are managing in general. We watched a video together – Three ways the family affects BPD and vice versa

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Sanctuary Picnic 2021 – October 3

Sanctuary Picnic 2021 – October 3

Instead of our usual Tuesday meeting, there was a free Picnic Lunch in Karrayarta Park, to celebrate BPD Awareness Week.
 
Sunday, October 3, at 12 noon (South Australian time) near  2 Karrayarta Drive, Glenside.

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September 2021 Sanctuary Meeting – IPS Employment Scheme

September 2021 Sanctuary Meeting – IPS Employment Scheme

IPS supports people with mental illness to gain and maintain employment.

Evidence shows IPS is far more effective than traditional methods

Ellie Heard (Social Worker, Eastern Community Mental Health Centre) and Tim Wiseman (Regional IPS Coordinator, Community Bridging Services Inc.) spoke about IPS programs, currently delivered at Eastern and Western Community Mental Health Centres

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May 2021 Sanctuary Meeting

May 2021 Sanctuary Meeting

 
Our triumphant return to face-to-face meetings – our first since COVID restrictions began!

We watched a video exploring four different presentations of Borderline Personality Disorder.

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