What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a condition that affects a person’s ability to regulate emotions, maintain relationships and achieve a sense of self. Common Symptoms: Feeling empty or sense of worthlessness Struggling to control emotions Strong and intense feelings of shame Difficulty getting or keeping strong and meaningful relationships Persistent thoughts, feelings, urges, or history …

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Taking Back the Control: Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

In the 1990’s, Great Britain’s Princess Diana was one of the first high profile people to open up about her struggle with self-injury. Awareness about non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) has since continued to grow. Yet, it is still widely misunderstood and the behavior remains just as prevalent today. In fact, one study found up to 24 percent of …

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