News and events
BPD Awareness Week
BPD Discussion Forum
Inaugural BPD Awareness Week Art Exhibition at the Belconnen Community Art Gallery
BPD Family Day – Aboriginal Traditional Weaving and BBQ – 7 Oct 2017
The 7th National BPD Conference – “From Stigma, To Strength”
BPD Awareness ACT holds monthly support group in the ACT on Mondays for loved ones of people with BPD. The support group is based on the principles of DBT to ensure the group is a safe, nonjudgmental and positive place in which to seek support and learning from others who share a similar journey. The aim of the group is to reduce isolation and discredit the stigma against those with BPD and their families. Click here for more details.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administation is holding a webinar about Engaging and Supporting Families in Suicide Prevention: What Works and What Research is Showing. This webinar will focus on how organisations who are implementing suicide prevention programs can meaningfully engage and include families whose loved ones are in suicidal crisis or have attempted suicide in their work, and their crucial role in suicide prevention.
- When: Monday 5 March 2018
- Time: 6.00am to 7.30am
- Where: Online. Register here.
- Cost: Free
Interpersonal Skills for mental health carers is a class organised by Carers ACT for mental health carers to learn effective communication skills during difficult times. This workshop is presented by an instructor with Dialectical Behavioural Therapy qualifications. Click here for more information and registration!
- When: Tuesday 13 March 2018
- Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
- Carers ACT Holt
- 2/80 Beaurepaire Crescent
- Holt, ACT 2615 Australia + Google Map
- Cost: Free
Distress Tolerance Skills for mental health carers is a class organised by Carers ACT for mental health carers to manage their own emotions during times of high stress and crisis. This workshop is presented by an instructor with Dialectical Behavioural Therapy qualifications. Click here for more information and registration!
NEA.BPDAust will conduct Family Connections Leaders Training in MELBOURNE for those interested in facilitating Family Connections Groups in their local area. To be eligible, trainers must be mental health professionals OR family/friend of a person with BPD. Click here for more information and registration details.