Webinar: The Blackest Sheep: Understanding the Stigmatization of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

Open to the Public
Suzanne Cunningham

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is often one of the most stigmatized mental health diagnosis, not just with the general public but also with health care professionals.  What is Borderline Personality Disorder? How might it manifest? How does it affect the individual? And why is it so stigmatized? These questions and more will be answered to help promote an understanding of how an individual with BPD navigates the world. Interwoven with the educational material, Suzanne will also speak candidly about her own lived experience with and recovery from a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.

The aim of this webinar is to: 

  • Elevate the comprehension of biological and social aspects in the manifestation of BPD
  • Create awareness of mental health professionals stigmatization of BPD
  • Provide insight into the experience of living with BPD.


Suzanne Cunningham
Since discovering a path to recovery, Suzanne has become a passionate mental health advocate, especially around Borderline Personality Disorder. Never shying away from opportunities to question conventional thinking about mental illness and sharing her
own lived experience.

Suzanne is part of the systemic change in mental health care as a Peer Support Worker with Alberta Health Services.

If you want to join the webinar now, click this link

The webinar is full. However, we will be livestreaming. If you can't get a space in the Zoom webinar, please go to our YouTube page to watch the livestream. The LIVE video will show up on the top of the page around 10:30 - 10:35 am PST on February 19th. If you have any questions, email us at psr.ap.bc@gmail.com.