Stigma against people who use drugs (PWUD) has been surprisingly common in my experience as an occupational therapy student….(Trigger Warning) Continue reading Stigma against people who use drugs
Activities Building Self Esteem Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Depression Goal Setting Routines Sensory Sleep You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me Forgot Password Continue reading Forms and Worksheets
We all have them. So let’s not be afraid to share our true selves, Continue reading The Scar Movement
Ever had a thought that would not go away. A thought that started to control your life and how you looked at your self and others? Continue reading Challenging Thoughts
Being in a relationship with someone who has BPD is hard. It requires a lot of thinking on your feet. A lot of open communication and forgiveness on both sides.
I frequently get angry at my husband when he says or does something that is triggering for me. It takes a lot of trial and error to work out those triggers. It takes understanding that “silly triggers” such as him “slamming the microwave door” can send me into the flight, fight or freeze mode. In these situations, my husband and I use this framework to know what to do next. I have also sent this framework to several loved ones so they too are knowledgeable in helping someone in distress. Continue reading My distress checklist for Carers, Partners, Family and Friends
I cannot praise how much music helps me. When I’m sleeping, getting ready for work, driving, at work, exercising, crying in bed, when I’m doing art and the list goes on. Continue reading Music for Recovery
Don’t save for a time that will never arrive. What’s more precious than your life at this moment. Continue reading How to be mindful today
OT for BPD is developing its first learning program! The 2020 Growing Together is a set of modules (lessons) whereby we learn about what makes up mental health and how we can enhance our life to live with increased purpose and meaningfulness. Continue reading The 2020 Growing Together Program
Want to have your business advertised on our list of welcoming service dog spaces and places? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org JUSTIN THYER DESIGN Continue reading List of Service-Dog Friendly Places
On numerous occasions, we have been told to leave the premises, which is against laws protecting people with a service dog.
To raise awareness of the discrimination that is occurring and reduce this from occurring, I am asking business owners to partner with OTforBPD and join The Welcomed List. Continue reading Service dog’s Welcomed