Bold Beautiful Borderline

From tragedy to supporting others (feat. Lynn from Sashbear)

March 12, 2023 Sara Amundson & Laurie Edmundson Season 1 Episode 109
From tragedy to supporting others (feat. Lynn from Sashbear)
Bold Beautiful Borderline
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Bold Beautiful Borderline
From tragedy to supporting others (feat. Lynn from Sashbear)
Mar 12, 2023 Season 1 Episode 109
Sara Amundson & Laurie Edmundson

On June 17th 2011, Sasha Courey lost her battle to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and died by suicide at the age of 20. Sasha was a scholarship athlete and a gifted student with a promising future. The pain associated with the BPD was too great and the system failed to support her needs.  Sasha struggled to understand why the treatment that was “air to breathe” was so expensive and difficult to locate. 

Sasha's family created the Sashbear Foundation in her legacy, and have been changing lives through advocacy and skills training ever since Sasha's tragic passing. 

In this episode Sara and Laurie chat with Sasha's mom Lynn (Sashbear's Founder and President) about founding the Sashbear Foundation, how they support families, and her perspective of Sasha's story. 

Particularly moving is Lynn's reflections on how she would have done things differently with the skills she has been able to learn in the last decade. 


To learn more about Sashbear, please visit: https://sashbear.org/en/

For US based Family Connections supports please visit:  https://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.org/family-connections/


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You can find Laurie and Sara on Instagram to follow their day to day lives even further @laurieanned and @saraswellnessway. You can also find the podcast on IG @boldbeautifulborderline

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Register for our free peer support group at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-super-feelers-club-tickets-145605434775

Register for our low-barrier drop-in DBT group at https://www.thewellnesswayllc.com

Purchase the Exploring Your Borderline Strengths Journal at https://www.amazon.com/Exploring-Your-Borderline-Strengths-Amundson/dp/B0C522Y7QT/ref=sr_1_1?crid=IGQBWJRE3CFX&keywords=exploring+your+borderline+strengths&qid=1685383771&sprefix=exploring+your+bor%2Caps%2C164&sr=8-1

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On June 17th 2011, Sasha Courey lost her battle to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and died by suicide at the age of 20. Sasha was a scholarship athlete and a gifted student with a promising future. The pain associated with the BPD was too great and the system failed to support her needs.  Sasha struggled to understand why the treatment that was “air to breathe” was so expensive and difficult to locate. 

Sasha's family created the Sashbear Foundation in her legacy, and have been changing lives through advocacy and skills training ever since Sasha's tragic passing. 

In this episode Sara and Laurie chat with Sasha's mom Lynn (Sashbear's Founder and President) about founding the Sashbear Foundation, how they support families, and her perspective of Sasha's story. 

Particularly moving is Lynn's reflections on how she would have done things differently with the skills she has been able to learn in the last decade. 


To learn more about Sashbear, please visit: https://sashbear.org/en/

For US based Family Connections supports please visit:  https://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.org/family-connections/


Send us a Text Message.

Support the Show.

You can find Laurie and Sara on Instagram to follow their day to day lives even further @laurieanned and @saraswellnessway. You can also find the podcast on IG @boldbeautifulborderline

Leave us a voicemail about your thoughts on the show at boldbeautifulborderline.com

Register for our free peer support group at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-super-feelers-club-tickets-145605434775

Register for our low-barrier drop-in DBT group at https://www.thewellnesswayllc.com

Purchase the Exploring Your Borderline Strengths Journal at https://www.amazon.com/Exploring-Your-Borderline-Strengths-Amundson/dp/B0C522Y7QT/ref=sr_1_1?crid=IGQBWJRE3CFX&keywords=exploring+your+borderline+strengths&qid=1685383771&sprefix=exploring+your+bor%2Caps%2C164&sr=8-1

If you like the show we would love if you could rate, subscribe and support us on Patreon.

Patreon info here: https://www.patreon.com/boldbeautifulborderline?fan_landing=true ...