Courtney Cook was diagnosed in her teenage years with borderline personality disorder. Here, she reminisces on her life in a treatment center, and the other young women who shared her space.
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Still so many people are afraid to talk about mental health and suicide. There is still a taboo around it. Please know that talking about it saves lives. We talk about breaking our arm, we understand when it is a physical illness, but when it comes to our brain people shy away.
In the 'recovery' section of our site we talk about what recovery means to someone with BPD, and share some useful resources including wellbeing activities, affirmations, yoga exercises, meditation guides, spotify playlists and more. https://buff.ly/3mb2RIh
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