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Menu-Coureys Create Borderline Personality Disorder Walk in Memory of Daughter

Sunday’s Borderline Walk in Toronto will help raise awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder.

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May’s a Month to Help Erase the Stigma of Mental Illness

National Mental Health Awareness Month, along with BPD Awareness Month, can go a long way to helping people from all walks of life learn to recognize the symptoms of BPD and other mental health disorders.

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Entertainment, Sports Figures Honored for Raising Mental Health Awareness at 2012 SAMHSA Voice Awards

This year’s SAMHSA Voice Awards, in its seventh year, highlighted stories of mental illness and substance abuse, with a special focus on the behavioral health challenges of athletes, their resilience, and their paths to recovery.

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Emotional Intensity Disorder: The New Name for Borderline Personality Disorder?

There has been talk for quite some time about changing the name of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Experts believe it is an inaccurate term for the disorder, and sufferers complain of being stigmatized because of it.

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Walk with NAMI to Raise Awareness for Mental Illness

Every year, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) gathers thousands of walkers around the country to raise awareness about the need for treatment for people with mental illness.

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Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month: Facts about BPD

Whether you have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or know someone who has the psychiatric disorder, a diagnosis of BPD can be overwhelming and confusing. This month, designated as Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month, is a good time to do some more research on BPD and BPD treatment so that you become more familiar with the challenges you are facing.

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What Causes Borderline Personality Disorder?

Though the causes of Borderline Personality Disorder are still not completely understood by psychologists, it is likely that a combination of genetic predisposition, environmental factors, and brain chemistry trigger the onset of BPD.

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BPD Symptoms and Treatment: The Myth of Willpower

Many people believe that people struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) merely lack the willpower to overcome the behavioral and emotional problems associated with the disorder. However, this is a dangerous misconception.

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Real Stories, Real Recovery: Documentary Highlights BPD

“Back from the Edge” is a 48-minute documentary film that features compelling firsthand accounts of the struggle to overcome Borderline Personality Disorder, the experiences of family members, and the advice of BPD treatment experts.

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1st International Congress on BPD Held in Berlin: Borderline Personality Treatment Highlighted

Scientists and clinicians from around the world participated in the congress and presented their latest findings on such topics as treating adolescent BPD, using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and teaching mindfulness.

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