Emily Klueh, a former Team USA swimmer who is in Tokyo as a mental health officer for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, helping elite athletes care for their minds as well as they care for their bodies.
Many people don’t get the treatment they need because their disorder goes unnoticed. This article by Catherine Pearson at The Huffington Post lists what to look for.
How do you measure up on distress tolerance?
“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.”
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.
How the stigma of Borderline Personality Disorder nearly stopped me from getting the help I desperately needed
When discussing Borderline Personality Disorder, it is easy to focus on science and statistics.