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Frankston Quest on the Bay

435-437 Nepean Hwy

Frankston, VIC 3199

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*Please note that this information session has been designed for carers ie families and friends of people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) - it is not appropriate for staff who work in the Health sector nor for people with a diagnosis of BPD .

This information session is for families, friends and significant others who support someone with (or a likely diagnosis of BPD) and should assist participants to develop an understanding of BPD and how to access information around supports and resources in a supportive, safe environment amongst other carers.

NB - This is a general information session. For more in depth educational and practical approaches to learning new skills and ways to support your family member / friend with BPD you may wish to consider our full day Workshop: Learning more about BPD.

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Rita Brown is the Carer Consultant for Spectrum and provides a lived experience of supporting/caring for someone with BPD at a number of Spectrum’s workshops. Rita is a volunteer and board member of the Australian BPD Foundation and a co-facilitator of the Mind Australia BPD Family and Carer Support Group.

Rita will be supported by a senior Spectrum clinician.

Who should register? Family and friends of people with (or a likely diagnosis of) borderline personality disorder.

Cost: Free

Catering: A light supper will be provided at 6.00pm.

Public Transport: Limited parking.

General enquiries: Spectrum (03) 8833 3050 or email spectrumtraining@easternhealth.org.au

NB Spectrum provides training to clinicians and workers through its Professional Development Team. To download a copy of available training click here

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435-437 Nepean Hwy

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Australia

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