Motion – Bob Burke

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT I move: That this council notes the contribution to the mental health sector of Robert Burke and: Congratulates Robert Burke on being joint winner of the Dr Margaret Tobin Award in the South Australian Mental Health...

“People are dying”: Carers’ desperate plea for action

InDaily |Bension Siebert Mental health advocates say more borderline personality disorder sufferers may die for lack of appropriate treatment while the State Government delays the release and implementation of an action plan Mental Health Minister Leesa Vlahos received eight months...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on the KYD-X Expo, NDIS and Borderline Personality Disorder

On Wednesday 19 October, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on radio station Vision Australia to discuss South Australia's first kids and youth disability expo, KYD-X and how important it is for parents and young people. Ms Vincent also...

Borderline Personality Disorder

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Dignity for Disability speaks yet again today in strong support of the Hon. Ms Tammy Franks' motion recognising Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week as the first week in October. Borderline personality disorder, or BPD as it...

Borderline Personality Disorder

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the minister representing the Minister for Mental Health regarding borderline personality disorder. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: In October we celebrate, or mark,...

Motion on Borderline Personality Disorder

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I speak today as the seconder and co-mover of this motion. As a passionate advocate not only for the content of this motion but mental health and mental health awareness more broadly, I want to start...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on Cyclist Regulations and Borderline Personality Disorder

On 17th October 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss the controversy around the new cyclist regulations. Kelly Vincent also discusses the need for specialist services for Borderline Personality Disorder in...

Bob and Judy Burke – 5RPH Interview on Borderline Personality Disorder

Bob and Judy Burke are family carers of daughter with a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD); Founders of BPD carer support group Sanctuary; Mental Health advocates. Bob and Judy were interviewed on radio station 5RPH to discuss their experience of BPD...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on Transforming Health and the Education Select Committee

On 6th October 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on radio station 5AA to discuss concerns about Transforming Health, in particular the proposal to relocate spinal injury services and the lack of discussion around mental health in Transforming...

Borderline Personality Disorder Services in South Australia – Response

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking questions of the minister representing the Minister for Health about borderline personality disorder services in South Australia. Leave granted. The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I, of course,...