With Valentine’s Day upon us, the founder of the BPD advocacy group EmotionsMatter.org writes about the critical role meaningful interpersonal relationships play in the recovery process.
#BPDchat is lively, fast moving and always highly appreciated by that day’s participants. It’s a no-cost, informative and effective and way to help people with BPD get a better handle on their disorder, especially if they can’t access or afford formal BPD treatment services in their area.
Sonia Neale recovered from Borderline Personality Disorder and became a mental health therapist. As a licensed Counsellor Psychotherapist at Aveley Counselling Service in Perth, Australia she now treats people who have BPD.
In a sobering essay in a recent New York Times, staff writer David Brooks lays out a strategy for helping prevent the ever-increasing number of suicides in the United States.
In addition to psychotherapy, medication and hospitalization another effective tool in the treatment of serious mental illness is peer support.
There are a number of people who write about their BPD experiences on a personal blog. Writing a blog requires a sincere commitment to keeping it up, especially when a number of folks follow it. I just came across this one…