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- Declare BPD as a PUBLIC HEALTH PRIORITY in Australia.
- To develop a POPULATION HEALTH APPROACH to care for BPD.
- Establish a NATIONAL TRAINING FRAMEWORK for BPD in collaboration with existing BPD training organizations and initiatives e.g. Spectrum, NEA-BPD, Project Air, Australian BPD Foundation (A national training framework should address the needs of mental health workforce and primary sector to work with people with BPD and their families/carers. It should also train peer consumer and carer workers to provide peer support and to lead peer support groups under supervision of a clinician).
- Establish state-wide/territory wide specialist centres of clinical excellence for BPD (such as Spectrum in Victoria) in every single state and territory of Australia.
- Establish a National Research centre for BPD.
- Develop models of care for BPD in health services.
- Support the Australian BPD Foundation as the BPD awareness raising organization, advocate and provider of information about education and services for people with BPD and their families/carers.
- Establish a National Suicide Registry for BPD in order to estimate the true mortality rates for BPD in Australia.
- Commission a National BPD treatment implementation research.
- Establish a National Registry of all accredited and evidence based treatment providers for BPD and make all clinicians, BPD patients and their families should have access to such a registry to enable access to currently existing treatment resources.
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