For all my fellow survivors, May is Mental Health Month and this blog entry is a wonderful way of looking at “just another part of your life that needs to be managed”. It’s taking away the stigma and taking care of yourself to get the most out of your life. Definitely checkout the “The Black Dog Tribe” online forum and try to get a dose of positive thinking everyday. Focusing on the strides we are making is so much more important than the times we fall down!

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Mental Health Awareness Ribbon

May is BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) Awareness Month. BPD is a mental health condition that comes with a lot of stigma attached to it. Also known as Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder, as this name suggests it is a condition characterised by unstable emotions, you can read more about what BPD is here. For now I just wanted to share ‘5 reasons having a mental health condition is nothing to be ashamed of’ to help raise awareness of the difficulties of living with a mental health problem…

We all know that having a mental health condition brings a lot of stigma and discrimination towards those people who are unfortunate enough to be diagnosed with anything from depression to Borderline Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia or Bipolar.

With one in four people being diagnosed with a mental health problem at some point in their life, chances are you know someone who has one even if you don’t have one yourself!

Some conditions come…

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