National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder. The mission of the NEA-BPD is to raise public awareness, provide education, promote research and BPD, and enhance the quality of life of those affected by this serious mental illness. www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com
Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center. The Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center (BPDRC) at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College has been set up specifically to help those impacted by the disorder find the most current and accurate information on the nature of BPD, and on sources of available treatment. www.bpdresourcecenter.org
Behavioral Tech, LLC. Founded by Dr. Marsha Linehan, trains mental health care providers and treatment teams who work with complex and severely disordered populations in the use of compassionate, scientifically valid treatments and to implement and evaluate these treatments in their practice setting. www.behavioraltech.org
National Alliance on Mental Illness. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s voice on mental illness. As the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, it is dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and as well as their families, through advocacy, research, support, and education. www.nami.org
National Institute of Mental Health. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead Federal agency for research on mental and behavioral disorders, and is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIMH is actively involved in strategic planning and priority-setting for the Institute as whole as well as for specific research areas. www.nimh.nih.gov
Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified. This web site is intended for people with borderline personality disorder, for their families, and for psychiatrists and other mental health care providers. Selected information provides an understanding of the symptoms, history, causes and nature of BPD. Also presented are the various methods of treatment now available as well as of their effectiveness and risks. Locating resources is also outlined. www.bpddemystified.com
Treatment And Research Advancements Association for Personality Disorder (TARA). The Treatment and Research Advancements Association for Personality Disorder fosters education and research in the field of personality disorder, specifically but not exclusively Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). www.tara4bpd.org
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression.
NARSAD is the world’s largest donor-supported organization for research on psychiatric disorders. www.narsad.org
Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD by Robert O. Friedel , Perry D. Hoffman (Foreword), Dixianne Penney (Foreword), Patricia Woodward (Foreword)
Borderline Personality Disorder: Meeting the Challenges to Successful Treatment
Hoffman, PD, and Steiner-Grossman, P. Haworth Press, Philadelphia, PA.
Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents: A Complete Guide to Understanding and Coping When Your Adolescent Has BPD by Blaise A. Aguirre
Stop Walking on Eggshells: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder by Randi Kreger, Paul T. Mason.
The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder: New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells by Randi Kreger
The Buddha and the Borderline: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Buddhism, and Online Dating by Kiera Van Gelder. New Harbinger Publications.
Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder: A Family Guide for Healing and Change. Valerie Porr. Oxford University Press.
New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder by Neil R. Bockian, Nora Elizabeth Villagran, Valerie Porr.
Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder: How to Keep Out-of-Control Emotions from Destroying Your Relationship. Shari Y. Manning PhD. Guilford Press.
The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide. Chapman, Alex and Gratz, Kim .
New Harbinger Publications, Inc. Oakland, CA.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents by Alec L. Miller.
Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder by Marsha M. Linehan. Guilford Press
Mentalization-based Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Practical Guide by Anthony Bateman Peter Fonagy
Borderline Personality Disorder: A Clinical Guide by John G. Gunderson , Paul S. Links
Understanding and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide for Professionals and Families by John G. Gunderson, Perry D. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders: A Schema-Focused Approach Schema Therapy: A Practitioner’s Guide by Jeffrey E. Young , Janet S. Klosko , Marjorie E. Weishaar