The Ottawa Network for Borderline Personality Disorder (ON-BPD) is pleased to announce a NEW initiative!

Since its creation in 2004, ON-BPD has delivered the Family Connections course to more than 300 family members in the Ottawa area. We want to continue to support them in their journey.

Continuing Connections is a new project aimed at helping past participants of the Family Connections program to:

Following are some news stories from us, as well as some bulletins we''ve received that may be of interest to you. If you have news that would be of interest to us or our members, please send it to webservices@on-bpd.ca.

In this issue:

Following are some news stories from us, as well as some bulletins we've received that may be of interest to you. If you have news that would be of interest to us or our members, please send it to webservices@on-bpd.ca.

In this issue:

Following are some news stories from us, as well as some bulletins we've received that may be of interest to you. If you have news that would be of interest to us or our members, please send it to webservices@on-bpd.ca.

Following are some news stories from us, as well as some bulletins we've received that may be of interest to you. If you have news that would be of interest to us or our members, please send it to webservices@on-bpd.ca. Click here to subscribe to our mailing list to receive these bulletins in your inbox.

 

On January 27, 2016, Dr. Deanna Mercer and Dr. Christine Dickson of the Ottawa Hospital spoke to an engaged group of 56 people who wanted to learn more about Borderline Personality Order. They presented on top-of-mind issues, including:

The Oasis in Kanata presents an information session by Dr. Barbara Collins of The Ottawa Hospital’s Acute Care Inpatient Neuropsychology Service who will explore the legal aspects of decision-making capacities in people with mental illnesses, the capacity assessment process, powers of attorney, guardianship, and informed consent. 

Welcome to the new ON-BPD Website. 

The site has all the content you've enjoyed on the old site, plus a few new features:

Photo donated by Jeff Haga
Photo donated by Jeff Haga

UPDATE: The PowerPoint presentation is now available for download.

Join ON-BPD for a dynamic session with Dr. Deanna Mercer and Dr. Christine Dickson who will discuss candidly top-of-mind issues concerning borderline personality disorder, including:

  • What are the criteria for diagnosis – changes in the DSM V?
  • What are the typical route(s) to getting a diagnosis of BPD?
  • What are treatment options and expected outcomes for people diagnosed with BPD?
  • What are critical success factors and how can love-ones help?
Borderline Personality Disorder is hard to diagnose in troubled teenagers and even harder to treat.
Borderline Personality Disorder is hard to diagnose in troubled teenagers and even harder to treat.

CLICK HERE to watch Part One of W5’s report on BPD. (Available only to Rogers subscribers.)

CLICK HERE to watch Part Two.

Tom Kennedy, W5

Published Friday, October 23, 2015 1:12PM EDT

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