Save the Date: Atlanta February 1st Family Connections Open Meeting

SAVE THE DATE!!  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1st  10:00AM to 12 Noon – Room 2309  (new meeting room!!)

For our first Family Connections Continuing Education Program of 2014, we are honored to host a very special guest speaker and researcher:

Dr. Nori Lim, PhD from Emory University School of Medicine’s Adolescent DBT Program

Dr. Lim is a licensed clinical psychologist working with children, adolescents and adults in the Child and Adolescent Mood Program (CAMP) and directs the Anxiety Program at CAMP.

In 2008, CAMP launched a DBT program to meet the needs of teens struggling with persistent emotion dysregulation, self-injury and suicidal ideation. A parallel parent DBT skills group for parents of the adolescents was added in 2010 to improve parents’ interactions with their teens.

Dr. Lim will discuss research and findings to-date of Emory University’s Adolescent DBT program, focusing specifically on:

1) The elements of the adolescent DBT program

2) Treatment outcomes on DBT for adolescents

3) The role of care-giver involvement in the treatment of adolescents with emotional dysregulation

A brief biography of Dr. Lim follows.

WHEN: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST FROM 10:00AM TO 12 NOON

WHERE:           PEACHTREE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN BUCKHEAD – ROOM 2309

 BRING: SOMETHING TO DRINK AND YOUR OWN SNACK

NORI LIM, PHD is a licensed clinical psychologist working with children, adolescents and and adults in the Child and Adolescent Mood Program (CAMP). Dr. Lim direct the Anxiety Program at CAMP and is involved in CAMP’s Adolescent DBT Program. Dr. Lim received his B.A. in psychology and anthropology from the University of California-Berkley. He received an M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Dr. Lim completed a pre-doctoral internship training in Clinical Child Psychology at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Lim specializes in evidence-based approaches in the treatment of anxiety, depression and emotion dysregulation among children, teens and adults. His research has focused on the mental health and well being of ethnic minority youth, particularly those from immigrant families.

 

SPECIAL CALL-IN AUGUST 4, 2013 Patrick Kennedy “Mental Health Parity Today” To register: neabpdcalls@aol.com

Patrick J. Kennedy
Join us on August 4, 2013 from 8 to 9 PM EST for a special call in Patrick Kennedy, an advocate against the pervasive stigma that continues to be associated with mental illness. Please review the following call-in information:
  • The call-in phone number is: 1-530-881-1400; passcode 557567#.
  • We ask that speakers call in at 7:45 to make sure everything is all set and to address any last minute questions.
  • Speakers will be using Power Point and a presentation source.  We ask that you send the PP by the Monday before the talk so we can distribute it with an E-mail reminder announcement so that listeners can load it on to their computers and be ready for the talk.
  • The talks have ranged from 30 to 55 minutes, with most at the target 45 minutes.  The rest of the 60 minutes is for intro and Q&A.
  • Listeners will be muted, but are encouraged to send questions via e-mail to James Breiling at jpbreiling@gmail.com

NIMH Twitter Chat

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Katie Couric Show Addresses Stigma in BPD

NEABPD sponsored an appearance by Dr Kelly Koerner, Creative Director of Evidence-Based Practice Institute, a space through which therapists, clinical leaders, trainers and researchers can more easily work together to improve clients’ outcomes and discover more effective training and treatment methods. Here, Kelly provides guidance on what can be done to curb the stigma of mental illness in the media and provides resources on mental health.

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BORDERLINE WALK HONORING MEMORY OF SASHA MENU-COUREY RAISES AWARENESS

PHOENIX, Arizona, May 15. SASHA Menu-Courey, once a Canadian National Championship qualifier, tragically took her life on June 17, 2011 after spending years battling a little-known mental disorder.

The scholarship athlete and outstanding student had Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), a disorder that affects approximately 14 million Americans. The main characteristic of this disorder is finding extreme difficulty controlling one’s emotions.

http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/World/34441.asp?q=%3Ci%3EBorderline-Walk%3C/i%3E-Honoring-Memory-of-Sasha-Menu-Courey-Raises-Awareness

 

Spring Call-In Series Schedule

thank you 2Spring 2013 Schedule  Sundays from 8pm to 9pm EST

Next Event:  June 2nd – Call in number is:  530 881 1400 pin number 725639#   Slides will be forthcoming.

Dr Lee Anna Clark “Putting Personality Pathology on a Foundation of Personality Traits”

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THESE CALLS ARE SUPPORTED ONLY THROUGH YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS.  PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO MAKE A DONATION, NO AMOUNT TOO SMALL  

http://www.razoo.com/story/National-Education-Alliance-For-Borderline-Personality-Disorder?referral_code=share

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EVENTS SCHEDULE

June 2: Lee Anna Clark, Ph.D. PD on Personality Traits

June 9: Stephanie Stepp, Ph.D. Affective Instability in Adolescent Girls

June 16: Michael McCloskey, Ph.D. SSRI and Self-harming

June 23: “Connecting the Dots” Drs Swenson and Koerner

***BEFORE DIALING, PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO MAKE A DONATION, NO AMOUNT TOO SMALL, TO SUPPORT THESE CALLS*** http://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com/how-to-help/

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Please send questions you may want answered at the end of the call to neabpd@aol.com

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