The rising toll of self-harm and suicide attempts by teenagers in the U.S. is justifiably alarming. Help in addressing this crisis may be coming from a tried and true therapy that is widely available: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, or DBT.
You know that moment when you are just falling asleep and an unpleasant thought pops into your head? It might be about a conversation you had with someone during the day that felt a bit awkward. You start to mull it over. “Why did I say that?” Or worse, “Why did they say that?” Suddenly your state of mind races from All Quiet on the Western Front to Armageddon.
This is fifth day of Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month. On Day 4 we wrote about the five-part video series we produced: “If Only We Had Known: A Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder”. Today we are pleased to tell you that you can stream the first program in the series, “Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder” online for free.
The five-part video series “If Only We Had Known: A Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder” is a comprehensive exploration of BPD and the impact it has on individuals, families and society. The series was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) explores the nature of BPD,