UK;Go to www.bpdworld.org  and look at specialists in my area(right lower corner). USA;please go to www.nami.org  Links: ------  http://www.bpdworld.org  http://www.nami.org
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We can do it for you,please send in a ticket with your username and new email address.
You can edit your post upto 1 hour after posting,after that it is no longer possible for you to do so.This is because the board would get very confusing for members if posts/topics where constantly changed. If you think you have a good reason to wan...
No it would confuse us and members. If you are diagnosed with DID and can prove so your alters are allowed to have their own accounts.
Only administrators and supervisors can do so and only do so when needed plus periodically to make sure no forum rules are being broken.
That can be hard for all involved indeed! It can help to read up on BPD so you have a better understanding of it. You might also want to consider getting yourself some counselling or joining a support group for carers of people with BPD because you need ...
Only as a last resort when a member has been breaking rules/causing trouble and we have warned several times.
No unfortunatly not,you can send in a ticket or wait for livesupport to be online then you can chat one to one with a staffmember or peersupporter.
Send in a ticket please,we are here for you. Tickets are answered in 24 hours. If you need immidiate support please contact your local crisis team.
If there is a moderator online you can PM for help. If not please send in a ticket we can read the transscript later on and take any needed action.
It takes 24 hours for your account to be updated, if it hasnt in that time please send in a ticket with proof of payment and we will sort it out for you.
Please delete your cookies and try again. Should you still have issues you can send in a ticket.
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The best thing to do would be to see your GP he/she can refer you to mental health help.
You can find info about lots of meds here; www.netdoctor.co.uk/medicines/index.shtml
Heres some tips and info; 1. Exercise 2. Putting on fake tattoos 3. Drawing on yourself in red marker (make sure it's washable!) 4. Scribbling on sheets an sheets of paper 5. Writing (poetry, stories, journal, etc.) 6. Cuddling with a stuffed toy ...
Yes only supervisors,some mods and the owner Joshua can see them,we do not share any private info with others.
Yes often there is a moderator present,when there isnt we can still read back the transscripts.
With most psychiatric meds it takes about two weeks some a bit more upto four weeks.
Most psychiatric meds can give you some side effects in the first two weeks that will usually pass. If youre worried about a side effect please call your pdoc or GP.
We are currently not accepting links.
Unfortunatly when a patient is an adult they have the right to refuse help. However if you think they are a danger to themselves or others you can contact your GP to see if anything can be done to keep your friend/family member safe.
Self harm info
We can not police what happens outside of our forum. Therefor always be mindfull about who you give out your contactinformation to.
Please send in a ticket and we will look into it.
If you think a post/topic is against the rules you can click that button and the mods will get your report about it and can see if indeed action needs to be taken.
Minimods can invisible posts/topics that are against the rules,they are supervised by the moderators. They have no other "powers".
Peersupporters are members that support other members by welcoming people,being supportive in general and doing livesupport which means they have one on one chats with other members to support them in their struggles.
What is BPD
You can report the post breaking the rules. You can send in a ticket You can PM a mod with your concern,we prefer a report or ticket.
Amongst a few other things; -Invisible the post/topic in which the rules are broken -Up their warning level -Give temporary or permanent ban -Put member on modpreview which means their post wont be seen public until approved by a mod. -B...
A moderator will look at it and decide if and what action needs to be taken.If we think appropiate we will get back to you about it via PM.
We cant give set times,it depends on when our volunteers have time. If live support is not online please feel free to send in a ticket with your question/concern.
Members and interested non members will be considered when they apply and among other things; -They are themselves relatively stable -Give constructive,compassionate advise -Are motivated and willing to stick around(we cant have mods come and go) -Are...
Members; - That have been around so we know them a bit. -Are friendly and helpfull,can give constructive advise -No warning level(non troublemakers) -That are willing to spend time welcoming new members and doing live support
The forums are owned by Joshua Cole. More info can be found here http://www.depression-world.org.uk/our-work-
This is because very often people change their mind about leaving. Your account therefor stays on but youre free of course to not use it. If you have other reasons why you want your account deleted please send in a ticket and we will see if we can help y...
Because we believe in letting members work out/through their issues themselves. We want to police as little possible.
Moderators intervene when rules are broken,they are there to keep the forum safe for everyone. Moderators always inform you if any action is taken against you; about the action taken and why. If you want to know the rules please look at The terms of...