DBT Skills

DBT Skills

Dialectical Behavior Therapy, also known as DBT, combines elements of individual and group therapy along with social skills training to help people with Borderline Personality Disorder better navigate the severe emotion turmoil they frequently experience.

Stigma & BPD

Stigma & BPD

  It has been said that Borderline Personality Disorder is one of the most stigmatized of all mental health conditions. People with BPD experience strong bias not only in the public arena but among  mental health professionals as well/. In fact, BPD was once referred...
Using Tech To Avoid Tragedy

Using Tech To Avoid Tragedy

Studies have shown that nearly half of people who die by suicide visited their primary health care provider in the month before their death. Routine screening for depression can uncover suicidal thoughts, but clearly that’s not effective enough…

The Power Of Peer Support

The Power Of Peer Support

In a sobering essay in a recent New York Times, staff writer David Brooks lays out a strategy for helping prevent the ever-increasing number of suicides in the United States.

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

In addition to psychotherapy, medication and hospitalization another effective tool in the treatment of serious mental illness is peer support.