“Selena Gomez, once the most followed star on Instagram and now an artist who uses her voice to raise awareness about mental health, is a month shy of turning 29. Recently, in a conversation with Vogue Australia, the singer opened up about her mental health journey and shared that she has studied Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). “I’ve studied DBT. I’ve been to four treatment centres. I think in mental health, I never understood the stigma until I went to my first treatment centre because that was years ago,” she was quoted as saying.”
“While there are depths of despair, our compassion and our empathy is boundless. With intensity comes passion and a vast capacity for love and hope.”
BPD knows no borders, it has no political affiliation, and its effects can be felt in families around the world.
The Differences Between Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar, and How to Recognize the Symptoms of Each
Borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorders are sometimes associated with one another, and often considered one and the same.
Myths and misconceptions about BPD only add to the stigma associated with the disorder. Leila Aref at Scoop Empire gathered common misconceptions about Borderline Personality Disorder in hopes to dispel them and continue to raise awareness.