TW: Discussion of suicide and self-harm
As we reach the end of Mental Health Awareness month, we wanted to share some of the journeys of people living with BPD. Greater awareness will help to destigmatize BPD and allow it to be diagnosed more readily, as a proper diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder is a huge first step in treatment.
Our story today comes from the Australia Broadcasting Corporation and centers around Morgan Bayer, a young woman who “spent most of her life gripped by a volatile mental disorder so misunderstood that she did not know she was a sufferer, despite years of mental health support.”
You can read Morgans story here