May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 1

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 1

May is Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month in the United States. That campaign was initiated 10 years ago (2018) by a unanimous vote of the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, HR 1005, was enthusiastically supported by patients, families, clinicians, researchers, policymakers and advocates, most

“We Cannot Afford to Wait Any Longer”

People in South Australia (SA) who have Borderline Personality Disorder, their families, and BPD advocates will not have to wait much longer. The SA political party, the Dignity Party, intends to address the poor reception patients often get from providers when their...
Emotions Matter Art Auction

Emotions Matter Art Auction

Emotions Matters, a not-for-profit advocacy group for people impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder, is looking for submissions from people affected by BPD for their upcoming Art Show and Auction taking place on May 18th. May is also BPD Awareness Month in the...
“Move to Brisbane, forget you ever had a daughter”

“Move to Brisbane, forget you ever had a daughter”

“Move to Brisbane, forget you ever had a daughter,” the psychiatrist said. Melinda had just been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and caring for her, reasoned this experienced Adelaide mental health professional,would be simply too hard. Parents...

Online services could save young lives

ONLINE help could reduce the number of rural young people taking their own lives by giving them more support and greater access to mental health services, a science media briefing has heard. Dr Jane Burns from the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre said...