THE VIDEO IS HERE! In this landmark presentation Marsha. Linehan, PhD, the developer of DBT, reveals that she had been institutionalized as a teenager for self-harming and suicidal behaviors, likely as a result of BPD.
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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.
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. Nami has produced an excellent docuseries: Strength Over Silence – Stories Of Courage, Culture And Community
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.
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.
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.
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.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research. 100% of all donor contributions for research are invested in NARSAD Grants, leading to discoveries in understanding causes and improving treatments of mental disorders.