Brainwaves – 6 July – BPD Carers

Rose speaks with Bernadette and Phil from the BPD Community who are both carers of loved ones who have a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). BPD is one of the most misunderstood diagnoses and Bernadette and Phil speak about their experiences as carers, trying to understand their loved ones illness, care for their loved one and also care for themselves. Bernadette and Phil have recieved a great deal of support from the BPD Community, for more information on this group visit, www.bpdcommunity.org.au

Panel Operator: Rose
Interviewers: Rose

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Brainwaves – 22 June – FaPMI

On today’s show Rose Cuff, statewide FaPMI coordinator and Catherine Vine, peer program worker talk with Chiara & Terri about the services available for family members who have a loved one with a mental illness. For more information on the FaPMI stratedgy and for how to find a FaPMI coordinator in your area, please visit http://www.bouverie.org.au/support-for-services/fapmi. For more information on accessing Family Services as discussed by Catherine, please visit http://www.mifellowship.org/

Panel Operator: Chiara
Interviewers: Chiara & Terri

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