TW: Discussion of suicide, self harm and abuse.

“I felt like I didn’t have a chance, that I was the perfect storm for this illness.”

“Attitudes towards many types of mental illnesses have been genuinely transformed in the developed world over the past generation, as people have opened up about their depression and anxiety, encouraged by the honesty of candid celebrities.

But in the shadows are a cluster of conditions that continue to face deep discrimination: schizophrenia, psychosis, bipolar disorder, and BPD.”

Read the full article from The Guardian about the efforts to counteract the persistence of stigmas surrounding BPD here

 

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