The best treatment for BPD is one given by an experienced mental health provider who has borderline specific training. Occasionally, the urge to indulge in self-injury, suicidal thoughts or behaviors becomes too much to handle. Hospitalization at a psychiatric hospital to keep somebody with borderline safe is completely acceptable. This step may keep the self-harm threat levels low but is not a substitute for comprehensive structured therapy designed to treat BPD.  COPING→