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The conference will focus on the latest evidence that the prognosis for people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is positive and is aided by a cooperative approach involving clinicians, support workers, employers and the person’s family and/or friends.
The MC for the day is Julie McCrossin the well known Australian radio broadcaster, journalist, comedian, political commentator and activist for women’s and gay rights
Welcome to Country – Donna Ingram
Conference Opening and launch of the NSW Branch of the Australian BPD Foundation – NSW Mental Health Commissioner John Feneley
Consumer keynote – Mahlie Jewell
Carer keynote – Dr. J. Learmont AM
‘Overview of the Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders and challenges to implementing BPD treatment principles within the NSW public and private mental health systems’ Prof Brin Greyer (Project Air Strategy)
Hope and Optimism for BPD in Australia – A/Prof Sathya Rao (Spectrum Personality Disorder Service for Victoria).