“We need to figure it out,” she said. “Because it’s life or death for these kids.”
Days of Our Lives Actress Linsey Godfrey Opens Up About Life with Mental Illness: ‘I Knew I Wasn’t OK’
I had been struggling for so long, and I knew I wasn’t okay,” Godfrey, 33, tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue. “Even though it was a big, awful pill to swallow, I was relieved to finally have an answer and not just, ‘You’re a s—– person.’ ”
BPD is one of the most stigmatized mental health disorders. As a result, some believe those with the disorder are unworthy of being loved. The emotional instability of those with BPD creates a vicious cycle whereby actions to cope with the burden of stigma exacerbate the condition
A recent study provides convincing evidence of a tendency among those with borderline personality disorder to expect the worst of people.