Remembering Perry Hoffman, PhD

Remembering Perry Hoffman, PhD

As a psychologist and mental health advocate Perry Hoffman touched the lives of thousands of people around the world. She especially had an impact on people who have Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or have a close relationship with someone with BPD,

Borderline Personality Disorder: What’s in a Name?

Borderline Personality Disorder: What’s in a Name?

There has long been a ground swell of support to change the name Borderline Personality Disorder. People with the disorder as well as many who treat it have noted that the name is misleading, stigmatizing, and no longer accurately portrays the condition first...
May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 2

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 2

Today is the second day of May is Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month in the United States.

That important designation was initiated 10 years ago (2008) by the unanimous vote of U.S. House of Representatives. The bill that created it, HR 1005, was enthusiastically supported by the National Education Alliance for Borderline

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 1

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 1

May is Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month in the United States. That campaign was initiated 10 years ago (2018) by a unanimous vote of the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, HR 1005, was enthusiastically supported by patients, families, clinicians, researchers, policymakers and advocates, most

“We Cannot Afford to Wait Any Longer”

People in South Australia (SA) who have Borderline Personality Disorder, their families, and BPD advocates will not have to wait much longer. The SA political party, the Dignity Party, intends to address the poor reception patients often get from providers when their...
Emotions Matter Art Auction

Emotions Matter Art Auction

Emotions Matters, a not-for-profit advocacy group for people impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder, is looking for submissions from people affected by BPD for their upcoming Art Show and Auction taking place on May 18th. May is also BPD Awareness Month in the...